Sports

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“Burton and O’Reilly have an important book to write, but this was not it.”

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Who Shot Sports is an engrossing photo exhibition between covers that more than proves the truism that a picture is, indeed, worth a thousand words.

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Renowned sportswriter David Goldblatt’s encyclopedic history of the Olympic Games is a timely and impressively expansive view of arguably the world’s most beloved sporting event, as he chronicles t

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Jeff Passan, a baseball columnist at Yahoo! Sports, set out to write a baseball book that he hoped “could help a lot of people.” He categorically succeeded.

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Neil Leifer discovered "a camera could be my ticket to everywhere. A kind of magic carpet . . . to anyplace I wanted to go." That camera took him to fascinating places.

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Writing about sports, in particular about the historical pathways of baseball, is a favorite pastime of academics.

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It used to be the best pro athlete made about as much as an early career MBA. Today, the top professional athlete might make 100 times what a top B-school MBA might earn. 

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America’s favorite sport is football. Although some can remember when baseball was the national pastime, America’s sports consciousness has migrated to the gridiron.

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Hans Christian Andersen wrote a fable about weavers who promised their emperor a new suit of clothes.

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In Alone on the Wall, author and free solo climbing phenomenon Alex Honnold with veteran climber and mountaineering author David Roberts, make a game attempt at doing the impossible: captu

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“as entertaining an adventure story as most great novels.”

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“the definitive work to date.”

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In 1967, Ralph Cindrich left Avella, a coal-mining town in Western Pennsylvania, traveling northeast on state route 50 to Pittsburgh to play linebacker for the Pitt Panthers.

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Evaluating talent in any line of work is a difficult challenge.

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Veteran sportswriter Lonnie Wheeler’s latest baseball book, Intangiball: The Subtle Things That Win Baseball Games, is somewhat akin to trying to prove the existence of Big Foot.

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In 1969 eight talented African American athletes risked their athletic scholarships and likely their NFL careers by demanding an end to institutional racism at Syracuse University.

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“There is certainly an audience for such work in the sports field.”

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". . . riveting and insightful . . ."

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Barry Svrluga is clearly a good guy.

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No other professional sport relentlessly pounds away at all its participants like the 162-games of a major league baseball season, and author Barry Svrluga’s book, The Grind: Inside Baseball’s

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Baseball fans with an appreciation for those rare instances when the game produces an intersecting of the baseball careers of two teammates who become baseball immortals, will enjoy author Andrew O

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“through it all, Major League Baseball not only survives, it flourishes. There is no game like it.”

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The Bicycling Big Book of Training is truly a complete book of cycling training for the both the bicycling novice and fairly experienced bicycling enthusiast.

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