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Stars of the Shoemaker
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The day's greatest athletes wear the green and gold sneakers crafted by the Shoemaker. Spectators cheer as the most revered sporting records fall to the men and women sporting the Shoemaker's trademark shoes of green and gold. And now, the Shoemaker brings a new sneaker to market, one that promises to turn any wearer into a superstar, no matter one's level of talent or dedication.
A Handicap of Shades
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Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Lyle Davenport golfs for memories instead of birdies. The old course's clubhouse has vanished. His arms and back turn too stiff for a graceful swing, and Lyle realizes more tee drives arc behind him than fly in front of him. Still, Lyle keeps to his weekly rounds. He shares tee-times with ghosts, and Lyle would never traverse the narrow fairways of his memory from the comfort of a cart.
Kicking Essentials: The Ultimate Guide for Players and Coaches
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Kicking Essentials is a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to developing kicking technique and in-game performance. Designed by Kicking Coach and Sports Performance Specialist Gareth Ashton for Rugby Players and Coaches, it covers the success factors and key points for the most common types of kick, technique and game-based drills, and more. Discover the secrets of the game’s top performers.
Drunk on Sports
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Far be it from Tim Cowlishaw to advise against drinking, as he admits that it got him the inside track on some of the best stories of his sports writing career. But Tim has learned the hard way the hazards of over-doing it, and shares his highs and lows in the entertaining, yet poignant Drunk on Sports. Follow along with amusing accounts of sports history, from head coach drama to Super Bowl wins.
Projecting X: How to Forecast Baseball Player Performance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
FanGraphs expert Mike Podhorzer takes you on a journey through the process of projecting baseball player performance, teaching you the whats, whys and hows of both basic and advanced statistics. You will then discover how to use those newly acquired skills. A complete step-by-step tutorial on developing an Excel spreadsheet to perform the calculations follows.
Dragonscaling!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fun, creative piece of meta-fiction in the form of an in-depth article on the extreme sport of dragonscaling.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
The Umpire Has No Clothes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Humor to some and horror to others, THE UMPIRE HAS NO CLOTHES whistles and points fingers at our most iconic of ironies: namely, sports obsessions. For those wishing to save themselves or others from a fate worse than boredom.
Ivy Dreams
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
It is the bottom of the ninth inning in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series at Chicago's Historic Wrigley Field. With two on and two out and the Cubs trailing award-winning veteran pitcher, Leon Chapman and his Boston Red Sox, the Chicago Cubs' and their fans' dreams of ending the ballclub's century-plus old championship drought rests on the shoulders of a GIRL?
Down by Contact - A Seattle Lumberjacks Romance
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Series: The Seattle Lumberjacks, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Seattle Lumberjacks linebacker Zach Murphy is a beast of a player, and he’s about to capture the heart of the beautiful Kelsie Carrington-Richmond.