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I'd Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
THE TRADE! 25 years later, in the annals of professional hockey, no incident has resulted in such furor, such angst among Canadians as did the decision by team owner Peter Pocklington to trade Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings. Pocklington's biographers focus on the relationship between the two men, today and during the heady heydays of the five-time Stanley Cup champion team.
A Tribute To Muhammad Ali (Champ, Entertainer, Humanitarian)
Price: Free! Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Muhammad Ali was an American Olympic and professional boxer and activist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. From early in his career, Ali was known as an inspiring, controversial and polarizing figure both inside and outside the ring.
Casey Tibbs - Born to Ride
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Rodeo superstar Casey Tibbs lives again in Rusty Richards' authorized biography of the memorable, charismatic cowboy from South Dakota. Born in a log home, the youngest of ten children, Tibbs grew to be the most well-known, popular rodeo star of all time. This is a biography that inspires, amuses, saddens, and gives real meaning to determination and grit.
Dana White, King of MMA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
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The fastest growing sport in the world today is mixed martial arts. Ten years ago Dana White purchased a failing business and has turned it into a multi-billion dollar, international business. In an economy where many businesses are struggling to stay afloat, he continues to grow the company's profits year after year. Yet Dana remains an enigma.
The Stuff of Legends
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Between 1971 and 1975 three men's paths crossed to create the greatest five year period in the history of heavyweight boxing. This is their incredible story.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
Bowling Better: Tips To Improve Your Average
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
I'm not a professional bowler nor a professional bowling coach, and I suggest that if any of you have the time and the money you should take advantage of one of the many excellent clinics that are available today. However, me not being a pro is the very reason I think this book will work for many average league bowlers like myself.
Greatest Bowlers: Imran Khan
Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Imran is one of the most successful Pakistani cricket captains. Under his captaincy Pakistan won the world cup in 1992. Now he is the leader of a political party in Pakistan with a view to bring changes in the Pakistani society.
The Cassius Clay Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
This biography of the boxer better known as Muhammad Ali, details the early part of his career, when he was still called Cassius Clay. The book focuses on the action inside the ring, but also spotlights the men who fought Cassius Clay: who they were, where they came from, how they got to fight Clay, and what happened to them. As such, it is a pocket history of heavyweight boxing during the 1960's.
José Mourinho: The Rise of the Translator
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
From Porto to Chelsea, and Inter to Real Madrid – the Mourinho story is as intriguing as the man himself. Now, a new challenge awaits at Stamford Bridge. Covering the Mourinho story to October 2013 and featuring numerous exclusive interviews with figures not synonymous with the traditional Mourinho narrative.
Jesse Owens And The Sprinting Buddha
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Strange yet true, American Olympian Jesse Owens encountered, and personally confirmed, a sprinting freak in the Malayan jungle in the 1950s. Reported first-hand by a witness to the event, it also gives rare insight into the great athlete’s humble nature. Reporter Charles Bryce accompanied Owens in this visit to frontline troops.
Greatest Bowlers: Ian Botham
Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 4. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Sir Ian Terence Botham is regarded as the best all-rounder England has ever had in the game of cricket. He was equally good with ball and bat.
Greatest Bowlers: Bishan Singh Bedi
Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Bishan Singh Bedi is considered as one of the best left arm spin bowlers India has ever produced. He has become a kind of myth. His larger than life figure is still there in the minds of the people who have watched him bowl.
Greatest Bowlers: Brett Lee
Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 8. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Bret Lee is one of the greatest Australian fast bowlers in the history of cricket. He has many bowling records to his name.
The Weight of the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Of all the legends and famous moments in the history of sports, none can match what happened on the night of June 22nd, 1938.
Who is the Greatest Sportsmen of the Modern Era?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Who is the greatest sportsman of the modern era? In this great value book Michael Jordan, Lance Armstrong, Andre Agassi, Michael Schumacher, Tiger Woods, and Valentino Rossi are analysed in seven detailed biographies; they are then compared against each other in the categories of Dominance, Popularity, Mental Toughness, Athleticism, Achievement, and Longevity to determine an overall winner.
Great Bowlers: Michael Holding
Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 10. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Michael Anthony Holding is one of the greatest fast bowlers from the West Indies. He was born on 18th of February, 1959, in Kingston, Jamaica.
When It Was King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The sport of boxing has declined in popularity significantly over the last quarter century. But there was a time when it ranked among the major sporting events in the country. This is a concise history of the golden age of heavyweight boxing in America, from John L. Sullivan to Muhammad Ali.
The Baby Boomer's Top Ten Sports List
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
All sports lists are flawed in one way or another. They are subjective, based on other's opinions and often end up comparing apples to oranges. This is a list of greatest athletes, teams and moments of the modern era of sports, as witnessed first hand by a sports writer.
Greatest Bowlers: Richard Hadlee
Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 13. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Hadlee is one of the most successful former New Zealand cricketers. He is regarded as one of the most effective and greatest fast bowlers and all rounders in the history of Test Cricket.

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