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A Devilish Pastime: A History of Football in all its Forms
By Graham Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Where did football come from? How did it get to be so popular? And why can't we, across the English-speaking world, even agree on what the word 'football' means? This book looks at how the modern sports of soccer, rugby, American/Canadian football, Gaelic football and Australian Rules evolved from games played in the distant past.
Excel 2010 for Fantasy Football
By John Broberg
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Don't get stuck with canned cheat sheets anymore! Finally, there's a better way to rank NFL players. Now you too can build cheat sheets completely customized to your fantasy football league. With Excel® 2010 for Fantasy Football, you have total control of your player rankings and cheat sheets. Power up your draft strategy, with this instructive step-by-step guide.
“Where’s the Manure?”/Goofiest Sports Quotes of the 21st Century (so far)
By Dave Roos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Dave Roos has been collecting and collating this odd assortment of sports quotes since the turn of this century for his day job – OK, make that night job – as a sports copy editor for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, KY. They come from superstars, has-beens and hangers-on throughout the sports universe, proving you don’t necessarily need crazy skills to say crazy things.
iBoxer- Internet Boxer
By David & Victoria Siev
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
In the boxing world it is often said if you talk the talk,then you need to walk the walk. Well in a new book called “i-boxer, the internet boxer” you can hear talk about the “sweet science” but now you can also see just how some of the top fighters have walked the walk. You might just want to put your gloves on as you enter the ring in this new experience of reading and learning. -Teddy Atlas
Stressing-In: Optimizing Energy Levels for Peak Performance
By James Schwabach
Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
A short essay about stress-management techniques as taught by Apex Performance, Inc.
Nautical Musings
By James Keen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Thirty-seven short stories are excerpted from original articles published 1993 to 1996 in a weekly newspaper column named Nautical Musings that appreared in The Daily Southerner in Tarboro, NC.
Surf Like a Girl: The Surfer Girl's Ultimate Guide to Paddling Out, Catching a Wave, and Surfing with Aloha
By Rebecca Heller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
Surf Like a Girl covers all the basics: how to ride the waves, what to wear, safety and etiquette, and loads of advice for the landlocked surfer girl. It’s a perfect resource, whether you’re about to paddle out and catch a wave or you just want to look like you pulled a wicked cutback.
Jochen Rindt World Champion F1 Driver
By Bill Rosoman
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Jochen Rindt, was a Super F1 driver. IMHO Jochen Rindt is the best F1 Driver of all times He Died and was awarded the F1 Trophy posthumously. Motor Racing in the 1960s and 1970s was an exciting time and the sport was much different than it is today. Jochen Rindt for me was the pinnicle of a super sportsman and a great person, who lived in times that were much simplier .
The Binomial Man
By Paul Stevens
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
In this rollicking memoir author Paul Stevens recounts his efforts to become an ocean going sailor (at 60), a surfer (at 65), and a skier (at 68), by compensating his complete lack of sporting talent with sheer determination. Along the way he gets a new body, and a whole new outlook on life.
Basketball Just for You
By Henry Walczyk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,350. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
This book is a motivational teaching tool for both coaches and players and shows the beauty of the unique sport of basketball. There is an emphasis on the importance of health, educational and discipline as well as strategies and techniques essential to playing a good game.
Travel in Ukraine: Your Tour Guide to EURO 2012
By Kateryna Tomina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The book gives the reader an insight into traveling throughout Ukraine. It mainly focuses on 4 major cities in which the football championship Euro 2012 is to be held: Kiev, Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lviv. Whether you are a single traveller who decided to visit Ukraine or a member of a football fans team - you will find the book useful during your visit.
LEARN HOW TO PLAY CHESS
By V.GURU PRASAD
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Chess is a game of wonders. If you play it right, you can feel how attractive the game is. But, still many people does not know how to play chess. For them I have written this wonderful book for learning Chess.
101 Sports Poems Vol 1 - Baseball
By Felipe Adan Lerma
Series: Sports Poems · Poetry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
First of nine mini sports poetry collections. Together they total 101 original sports poems. The poems for "101 Sports Poems Vol 1 - Baseball" are all baseball related. Subsequent volumes will combine titles and topics. Vol 2 features poems for dance, yoga, martial arts, twirler, drill team, and ice skating.
Birdies, Bogies and Kiwis: Golfing and Touring New Zealand
By Liz Clark
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
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With 400 established courses, no country on Earth has more golf courses per capita than New Zealand. We’d heard visitors easily enjoy a game without the overcrowding experienced in many other parts of the world. So, when Geoff, my best pal and golfing partner popped the question, I was pretty darned pleased. “A golfing trip to New Zealand? When do we leave?”
WATER: 50 Years of Thinking by an Olympic Swimmer and Coach
By Clive Rushton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,060. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
WATER is the first in a 5-part series of eBooks by Olympic swimmer and coach Clive Rushton. It examines how swimmers deal with the incredible complexity of drag and resistance and best align themselves for efficiency and effectiveness. Packed with insights and anecdotes, WATER goes ‘beneath the waves’ to show the cause, effect and consequences of streamlining and it’s antonymic nemesis, drag!
Duncan Edwards: The Full Report
By Iain McCartney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Many have claimed that Duncan Edwards was potentially the greatest footballer to emerge from the British Isles. Unquestionably he was the greatest schoolboy footballer the British game has ever produced, a midfield Colossus who dominated top flight, European and International games while still a teenager.
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley
By Mel Gomes
Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
Go Commando: A Field Guide For Your First Obstacle Race
By Ann Pai and Brian Prosser
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Sunspot Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
Up for the challenge of your first obstacle race? Not sure if you are ready? Go Commando will help you prep, from key strengthening exercises to building your mental game. Are you an experienced racer who wants to encourage a friend or beginner? Giving Go Commando as a gift is a great way to tell your friends you believe in them!
5K in 8 Weeks
By Chris Belanger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
If you've never thought you could run to the mailbox, let alone 5K, the official Body Moment 5K in 8 Weeks program will help you through the rough spots that every beginning runner faces! Road-tested and runner-approved.
The Roman Conquest - Chelsea Kings of Europe 2012
By Harry Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
After one billion pounds and eight managers in eight years, owner Roman Abramovich finally got his hands on the trophy he craved in Munich.