Sports Fanatics

Because reading about your favorite sports and athletes is just as fun as watching them

  • Forward

    “This is the best memoir I’ve read by an athlete since Andre Agassi’s Open.”  —Adam Grant (author of Give and Take)

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  • Shut Up and Run

    From ultramarathoner and running coach Robin Arzon comes an inspirational and interactive fitness guide/journal to motivate every type of runner—whether you’re a beginner or experienced marathoner—to shut up and run.

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  • Strong Is the New Beautiful

    World champion skier and popular personality Lindsey Vonn, in her first book, shares lessons on strength, fitness, food and attitude!

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  • House of Nails

    “A memoir as brash and uncensored as the man himself. ... Dykstra’s life story is Shakespearian in scope.” -Playboy

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  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday in Texas

    Combining the power of Friday Night Lights and the inspiring insight of Remember the Titans, it offers a fresh perspective on this beloved sport, and is a must for football fans.

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  • Carry On

    Former ESPN producer Lisa Fenn’s inspirational memoir about her unexpected relationship with two disabled wrestlers from inner-city Cleveland, and how these bonds—blossoming, ultimately, into a most unorthodox kind of family—would transform their lives.

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  • The Arm

    The story of the pitching arm, the most valuable commodity in sports, Tommy John surgery, and how baseball sat by idly as injuries affected players from the major leagues to Little League, by Jeff Passan, the lead baseball columnist at Yahoo! Sports.

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  • Life Is Not an Accident

    A big-hearted memoir by the most promising professional basketball player of a generation, Jay Williams, wthat details his rise to stardom with the Chicago Bulls, the terrible accident that ended his career and took him into the depths of a deep and life-altering depression, and how he clawed his way out

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  • Run the World

    From elite marathoner Becky Wade, the story of her yearlong exploration of diverse global running communities from England to Ethiopia—9 countries, 72 host families, and over 3,500 miles of running—investigating unique cultural approaches to the sport and revealing the secrets to success of runners the world over.

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  • Fantasy Man

    Nate Jackson’s follow-up to his New York Times bestselling Slow Getting Up--an ex-player’s descent into the madness of fantasy football and one man’s hobbled account of early retirement.

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  • The Last Innocents

    The Last Innocents is a great American story. Baseball in the southern California sun, Maury Wills stealing, Vin Scully narrating, life spinning and sweeping like a Koufax curveball toward the future—the tableau could not be richer for a writer as evocative as Michael Leahy.” -David Maraniss

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  • Losing Isn't Everything

    A refreshing and thought-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat

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  • Earnhardt Nation

    A portrait of the Earnhardts -- the larger-than-life first family of NASCAR -- and the rise of the world’s fastest stock car racing organization.

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  • 18 Holes with Bing

    In this love letter to his father, Nathaniel Crosby shares memories of Bing Crosby on the golf course, and the lessons he taught him about the game and about life.

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  • American Huckster

    A taut and suspenseful tale of white-collar crime and betrayal at the highest levels of international soccer business.

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  • Fast Girl

    “Favor Hamilton’s story has captured attention because of her work as an escort, but Fast Girl is ultimately more interesting for what it says about the psychological demands of high-level sports.” -New Yorker

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  • Snake

    The first biography to explore the life and times of the late Ken Stabler, famed Oakland Raiders quarterback and, by many accounts, the first “bad boy” of the NFL.

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  • The American Fisherman

    From Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson, a rollicking illustrated pop history of fishing in America.

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  • Success Is the Only Option

    John Calipari, the charismatic and controversial coach who has turned Kentucky into the premier program in college basketball reveals the secrets behind his unparalleled ability to transform a group of former high school superstars into a selfless, cohesive team that came within one game of the first perfect season in 39 years.

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  • Lift

    Lift explores the changing ways in which human beings have exercised throughout time, and why-from Greek antiquity to the era of the “big-box gym” and beyond.

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