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"Lady in the Locker Room": Adventures of a Trailblazing Sports Journalist by Susan Fornoff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
New edition! Now in development as a motion picture for CBS Films, this freshly updated 1993 edition takes an intimate look at the life and challenges of a woman covering the superstar-laden Oakland A's during an era when the locker room was not a woman's place. Featured cast includes Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Tony La Russa, Dennis Eckersley, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and more.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer by Wilson Raj Perumal
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.
José Mourinho: The Rise of the Translator by Ciaran Kelly
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.
Casey Tibbs - Born to Ride by Rusty Richards
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.
Who is the Greatest Sportsmen of the Modern Era? by Frank Oliver
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 by Terry McConnell
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 Funniest People in Sports, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
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 by David W. Coleman
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.
Dana White, King of MMA by June White
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by David Potter
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 by Ray Charbonneau
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".