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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.
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.
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.
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.
O.C. High School Sports Interviews of 2011
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
O.C. High School Sports Interviews of 2011 is a collection of interviews by pro athletes who grew up or currently live in Orange County, California. These young stars share their thoughts on what high school sports meant to them; what they have learned from being a pro athlete; and what it takes to make dreams come true. Inspirational for any young person on a path to success.
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.
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.
The Funniest People in Sports, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: When future NFL player Pat Tillman was attending Arizona State, his coach, Bruce Snyder, planned to redshirt him, thus keeping him eligible to play college football for an additional year. Mr. Tillman told him, “You can do whatever you want with me, but in four years I’m gone. I’ve got things to do with my life.”
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.
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.
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.
Bobby Murdoch, Different Class
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The rise of Celtic's Bobby Murdoch mirrored his club's emergence in the Sixties. With Murdoch in midfield, the Hoops became one of the most formidable teams in British football history - winning an unprecedented 9 Scottish titles in a row, 5 Scottish Cups, 5 Scottish League Cups to add to their immortal triumph in Lisbon in 1967.
Chasing the Runner's High
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
In "Chasing the Runner's High", Ray Charbonneau tells the story how he pushed his addiction to running up to, and then past, his limits. It's a memoir that shares what he learned, what he should have learned, and what he still has to learn from running. Marshall Ulrich, 4 time winner of the Badwater Ultramarathon calls Chasing the Runner's High "a hard look at the mind of a runner".
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.