Sports

What's wrong with Testosterone anyway? And what's so wrong with being masculine? Testosterone, after all, is the elixir of heroism, passion, drive, energy, and intensity. Didn't you know that? Or has all that "primitive" stuff been sucked out of you by a society that would like to keep your manho...

An unforgettable chronicle of a year of minor-league baseball in a small Iowa town that follows not only the travails of the players of the Clinton LumberKings but also the lives of their dedicated fans and of the town itself. Award-winning essayist Lucas Mann delivers a powerful debut in his tel...

A brand new edition of the finalist for the 2008 Casey Award, presented annually to the best baseball book, 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out profiles America’s greatest baseball museums, shrines, sports bars, pop culture landmarks and ballpark sites. From sandlots and skyboxes to ...

In late 1913, the newly formed Federal League declared itself a major league in competition with the established National and American Leagues. Backed by some of America s wealthiest merchants and industrialists, the new organization posed a real challenge to baseball s prevailing structure. For ...

Mike Piazza's autobiography—the candid story of the greatest hitting catcher in the history of baseball, from his inauspicious draft selection to his Hall of Fame-worthy achievements and the unusual controversies that marked his career. Mike Piazza was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 6...

Eight Weeks to an Explosive Deadlift is a cumulative of my work as a Strength and Conditioning Coach striving to develop powerful athletes and strong bodies. This is my go-to program for minimizing weak points, shattering strength platueas, and building athletic muscle. My plan is simple-- an eig...

A combination of aerobics, boxing, and karate set to pulse-pounding music, Tae-Bo is the hottest workout in America. This book describes the popular fitness technique and the philosophy behind it. 150+ photos.

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Features 90 poses in beautiful pen and ink line drawings. Accompanying the image of the pose are both its Sanskrit and English names and a brief description of how to achieve the pose correctly, the precise meaning of its name and how it benefits the body. Clearly written for anyone new to yoga, ...

Diamonds aren’t forever. After the 2008 season, the seemingly immortal “House That Ruth Built” will shut its gates forever—to be replaced by a brand-new stadium just a homer’s length away. As if anything could ever replace Yankee Stadium in the hearts and memories of New York Yankees’ fans. Memor...

"Many people believe the only way to get in shape is by putting a lot of money into trendy fitness centers, or spending hard-earned cash on a variety of workout videotapes. In the end, these methods seldom provide the results we're all looking for. But don't get me wrong--I am not demeaning gyms ...

One of the greatest sports figures of all time at last breaks his silence in a memoir as unique as the man himself. Number 4.

 It is just about the most common number in hockey, but invoke that number and you can only be talking about one player -- the man often referred to as the greatest ...

Describes the Thoroughbreed horse, including their history, development, physical features, and their primary uses.

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To win the Stanley Cup is the childhood dream of millions of young hockey players. It is the ultimate goal and it is the most recognized and sought-after trophy in all of sport. There isn't a player that hasn't dreamed of hoisting Lord Stanley's coveted Cup high over his head in celebration, or s...

This game wasn't about money, points, or trophies.

Instead it was played for pride, both personal and national. It was a confrontation twenty years in the making and it marked a turning point in the history of hockey. On December 31, 1975, the Montreal Canadiens, the most successful franch...

TRAIN TO CRUSH A 10K IN JUST 7 WEEKS Follow the 7-week programs in this book and you’ll quickly gain the strength and stamina needed to complete any 10K—faster than you ever thought possible. More approachable than marathons but still impressive races, 10K runs are wildly popular. Packed with eas...

Comprehensive and research based, the second edition of NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training is the resource to rely on for personal training information and guidance. With state-of-the-art knowledge regarding applied aspects of personal training as well as clear explanations of supporting scie...

Painfully shy Liz Argon probably shouldn`t be dreaming of Veikko Aho, star goalie for the Philadelphia Wildcats. As she works side by side with 'The Count of the Crease' on his memoirs, she finds herself falling for the handsome goaltender. His tender ways with her and her mentally fragile mother...

Behind the Stare seeks to convey the essence of modern professional cyclocross-the players, the stories, the insights, the paradoxes, the pulse. The book focuses on the European theater, but integrates the growing American presence in international cyclocross as well. Using the riders and their e...

A homage to the history of baseball during the Golden Age of Radio. An avid collector, John Miley has what is thought to be the largest private collection of baseball radio broadcasts.

In Baseball Forever!, bestselling author Jason Turbow (The Baseball Codes) mines the collection with John...