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    • Wilderness basics : get the most from your hiking, backpacking, and camping adventures
    • Hiking California's Trinity Alps wilderness : a guide to the area's greatest hiking adventures
      Hiking California's Trinity Alps wilderness : a guide to the area's greatest hiking adventures
      Dennis Lewon.
      "Included in this guide are fifty-two routes from a writer who has been hiking in the Trinity for more than 20 years"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Follow the blue blazes : a guide to hiking Ohio's Buckeye Trail
      Follow the blue blazes : a guide to hiking Ohio's Buckeye Trail
      Connie Pond and Robert J. Pond
      "Many changes have taken place in the decade since Follow the Blue Blazes was first published, changes in the trails themselves and in the way we hike them. The Buckeye Trail still wends its way around the state of Ohio, following the course marked out by the characteristic blue blazes on trees, rocks, and other signposts along the way. In the intervening years, however, sections of the trail have changed their route, added amenities, or just grown more interesting. From the startling rock formations and graceful waterfalls of Old Man's Cave, to Native American mounds, battlefields, and scenic rivers, Connie and Robert J. Pond provide a captivating guide to often-overlooked treasures around the state. Each chapter features an overview of a 100-mile section of the trail and three self-guided featured hikes. The overviews and the accompanying maps may be read consecutively to acquaint the reader with the entire course of the trail. But most readers will best enjoy the trail by taking the guide along on one of the featured hikes. Each route is outlined on an easy-to-read map with GPS coordinates and waypoints to guide the hiker, as well as explicit directions from parking lot to trailhead"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Grace, gold and glory : my leap of faith
    • Embrace the suck : what I learned at the box about hard work, (very) sore muscles, and burpees before sunrise
      Embrace the suck : what I learned at the box about hard work, (very) sore muscles, and burpees before sunrise
      Stephen Madden.
      A lifelong amateur athlete and former editor of "Bicycling" magazine chronicles the year he devoted to trying to master all of the basic CrossFit exercises and immersing himself in the paleo diet.
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    • The navy seal weight training workout : the complete guide to navy seal fitness - phase 2 program
      The navy seal weight training workout : the complete guide to navy seal fitness - phase 2 program
      Stewart Smith.
      "Add weights to your NAVY SEAL Training prep! The Navy SEAL Weight Training Workout is an effective weight lifting program designed to maintain muscle growth and avoid over-training in high-repetition and high-mileage running and fitness routines like those used by Navy SEALs. Pushing your fitness to the extremes is a necessary part of a rigorous regimen like Navy SEAL training. But for maximum results, it's crucial to incorporate a periodization program that creates a break from all the elements of your regular routine. Fitness is a journey, not a destination, and Navy SEAL Weight Training is the perfect guide to keeping you on the road to becoming fit and strong, Navy SEAL-style! The Navy SEAL Weight Training Workout has been specially designed for those who have a solid foundation of training under their belts and are looking for new ideas to add or replace their existing routines. The workouts incorporate weight training exercises, along with running, biking, or swimming and moderate repetitions of calisthenics for the ultimate recovery program built for boosting results. Based on actual Navy SEAL training routines, Special Ops Team Coach Stew Smith has developed The Navy SEAL Weight Training Workout to help keep you going strong, just like the Navy SEALs"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Nothing finer : North Carolina's sports history and the people who made it
    • Fully alive : discovering what matters most
      Fully alive : discovering what matters most
      Timothy Shriver.
      "A memoir and history of the Special Olympics and a meditation on what one can learn about how to live from people with intellectual disabilities, by the chairman of the Special Olympics"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • You can't make this up : miracles, memories, and the perfect marriage of sports and television
      You can't make this up : miracles, memories, and the perfect marriage of sports and television
      Al Michaels, with L. Jon Wertheim.
      An eight-time Emmy Award-winning broadcaster interweaves the story of his life and career with lively tales of major events and engaging figures in modern sports, from the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" finals to the 1989 World Series earthquake.
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    • The story of the America's Cup, 1851-2013
    • Changing the game : a history of NHL expansion
      Changing the game : a history of NHL expansion
      Stephen Laroche
      Changing the Game: A History of NHL Expansion celebrates an often-overlooked aspect of hockey history. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the NHL's move into the American market in the 1920s along with the memorable expansions that began in 1967. Relive some great and painful moments from the debut seasons of forgotten teams such as the Montreal Maroons and California Seals along with fan favorites like the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers. Every player from every first-year roster is covered and nearly 100 players shared some of their memories of playing for hard-luck clubs.
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    • 100 things Maple Leafs fans should know & do before they die
    • Hockey Hall of Fame book of goalies : profiles, memorabilia, essays and stats
    • Slim and none : my wild ride from the WHA to the NHL and all the way to Hollywood
    • Boy on ice : the life and death of Derek Boogaard
      Boy on ice : the life and death of Derek Boogaard
      John Branch.
      The "death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in a ... work of narrative nonfiction, ... reporter John Branch tells the ... story of Boogaard's life and heartbreaking death"--Amazon.com.
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    • Facing Wayne Gretzky : players recall the greatest hockey player who ever lived
    • Mr. Hockey : my story
      Mr. Hockey : my story
      Gordie Howe.
      A personal account by the hockey Hall of Famer traces his Depression-era childhood, record-setting career and enduring relationships with his wife and children.
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    • Crossing the line : the outrageous story of a hockey original
      Crossing the line : the outrageous story of a hockey original
      Derek Sanderson with Kevin Shea; foreword by Bobby Orr.

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    • Lost ski areas of the Northern Adirondacks
      Lost ski areas of the Northern Adirondacks
      Jeremy K. Davis.
      "Explore the history of the lost and forgotten ski areas of the Northern Adirondacks region"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • The Cooperstown chronicles : baseball's colorful characters, unusual lives, and strange demises
    • Joe Quinn among the rowdies : the life of baseball's honest Australian
      Joe Quinn among the rowdies : the life of baseball's honest Australian
      Rochelle Llewelyn Nicholls.
      "Through 17 seasons in the major leagues, "Undertaker" Joe Quinn earned his place among the characters who pioneered the modern game of baseball, as much for his ability to stand apart from their bad behavior as for his steadfastness on the field. Australia's first professional baseball player and manager will live long in the minds of sports fans"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Bowling fundamentals
      Bowling fundamentals
      Michelle Mullen.
      Hit the lanes with the confidence needed enjoy every frame. With Bowling Fundamentals, players will be ready to line up and execute every situation they might face in the course of the game. With over 30 years of experience author Michelle Mullen provides the expertise that has made her one of the world's most highly sought after instructors. With detailed coverage of the latest equipment in the game along with breaking down the shot to its most basic elements from approach, arm swing, release and follow through, Mullen leaves no skill uncovered. Aside from the physical execution, Mullen takes things a step further by helping bowlers understand the mental side of the game and how making successful adjustments to their approach to the game can make a significant impact on the score sheet.
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    • The final over : the cricketers of summer 1914
    • What it takes : fighting for my life and my love of the game
    • Spurrier : how the ball coach taught the South to play football
      Spurrier : how the ball coach taught the South to play football
      Ran Henry.
      "Spurrier is the biography of the Ball Coach Steve Spurrier, the 1966 Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback who took off his helmet, put on his coaching visor, and turned three downtrodden universities into winners"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Russell Wilson : standing tall
      Russell Wilson : standing tall
      Art Thiel and Steve Rudman
      In April 2012, after being selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the third round of the NFL draft, Russell Wilson wasn't even guaranteed the starting quarterback spot for the Seahawks. Two years later, he led Seattle to the playoffs in his two years starting for the team, and led the Seahawks to their first Super Bowl win in franchise history. Along the way, Russell silenced doubters who said that he was too short to be an NFL starting quarterback, marking career milestones such as the most regular-season wins by a quarterback in his first two seasons, with 24, and being named the 2012 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year. This commemorative book examines the young phenom's career from North Carolina State to Wisconsin, with a detour into professional baseball, and through the Super Bowl XLVIII win.
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    • Viva World Cup! : tales from the greatest football show on earth
      Viva World Cup! : tales from the greatest football show on earth
      Nick Brownlee.
      The football world cup is the ultimate sporting event - and in 2014 it'll be even more exciting because it's taking place in Brazil, soccer's spiritual home. This handy guide to footballing's most unforgettable tournament contains everything you ever needed to know about World Cups past, present and future, with all the stats, facts and anecdotes at your fingertips. It includes lists of all the legendary players, classic matches and amazing goals from over the years, and provides expert predictions for Brazil 2014. This book is the ideal companion for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, and is an essential read for all fans of footy facts and trivia.
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    • Rugby drills : 125 activities to improve your coaching sessions
      Rugby drills : 125 activities to improve your coaching sessions
      Eamonn Hogan.
      Crowood's Rugby Drills is a collection of 125 activities, practices and games designed to improve coaching sessions at all levels of the game. The drills are organised into chapters according to a particular skill or phase of the game; from the warm up to handling, contact, lineout, scrum, kicking and defence. Each chapter starts with a series of simple activities before progressing through to more complex ones, each broken down into step-by-step explanations and diagrams, as well as guidance on how to increase the level of difficulty.
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    • The QB : the making of modern quarterbacks
      The QB : the making of modern quarterbacks
      Bruce Feldman.
      "With unparalleled access to Heisman Trophy-winning phenom Johnny Manziel, Bruce Feldman has written a modern-day tale about the making of the next superstars in football's most important position: the quarterback. In the world of modern football, with teams worth a billion dollars or more, no position defines a franchise like quarterback. To tell the story of all that goes on to create the perfect quarterback, bestselling author Bruce Feldman gained unique access to "Johnny Football" (that's Johnny Manziel), George Whitfield (a.k.a. "The Quarterback Whisperer"), and other unique players in what has become a specialized and high-stakes business. In the past decade the boom of the private quarterback-coach business, with its pageant-world-for-boys vibe, is changing the position and the game. The QB will tell the story of the interlocking paths of the most fascinating characters involved in this secretive world, examining how advanced analysis has taken root in football. Manziel is one of the most gifted and charismatic collegiate quarterbacks ever, with superior talent and entertaining antics. His guru is a man who has come to be known for making QBs--George Whitfield. And then there is Trent Dilfer, the least talented QB ever to win a Super Bowl, the Salieri to Manziel's Mozart, who wonders why he did not go farther. In The QB, the stories of these three men illustrate how high the stakes of the quarterback game really are, taking readers on a compelling journey into the heart of America's beloved game"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Legends of Oklahoma Sooners football
      Legends of Oklahoma Sooners football
      Ray Dozier
      "Since 1895, the University of Oklahoma football program has amassed some impressive numbers: seven national championships, 47 consecutive wins, 44 conference championships, 28 bowl wins, five Heisman Trophy winners, and more than 150 All-America players. In Legends of Oklahoma Sooners Football, Ray Dozier profiles 36 players and coaches who provided the talent and inspiration that put Sooner football on the national sports landscape. Many of those legends played before the dawn of the television era, but standouts such as Forest "Spot"Geyer, Tommy McDonald, Prentice Gautt (the first black football player at the University of Oklahoma), Clendon Thomas, and Bob Kalsu remain alive and well in the hearts and minds of loyal Sooner fans. The legends of Sooner stars such as Steve Owens, Joe Washington, Jack Mildren, the Selmon brothers, Billy Sims, Greg Pruitt, Tony Casillas, Brian Bosworth, Adrian Peterson, and Sam Bradford continue to grow with time. Coaching legends include Bennie Owen, Bud Wilkinson, Barry Switzer, and the all-time leader in wins, Bob Stoops. Legends of Oklahoma Sooners Football chronicles the players, coaches, rivalries, and events that transformed a club team that played its first games on a dusty territorial prairie into a national powerhouse. "-- Provided by publisher.
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    • The golf book : 20 years of the players, shots and moments that changed the game
      The golf book : 20 years of the players, shots and moments that changed the game
      Chris Millard, Forward by Arnold Palmer.
      From the archives of Golf Channel comes the ultimate book on the sport--a must for every fan--a comprehensive and engaging full-color compendium of the best moments of the past 20 years, filled with stories from top players, colorful insights from on air talent and celebrity viewers, essential lists and sidebars, and stunning photographs of legendary golf courses around the world. Foreword by Arnold Palmer. Over the past two decades, golf has witnessed some of the most exciting play, interesting players, biggest technological advances, deepest controversies, increased participation and viewership, and unprecedented engagement between professionals and fans in its history. Year by year, shot by shot around the globe, Golf Channel has been there to cover it all. Now, for the first time, the network that features more live golf coverage than all others combined opens its archives and offers unprecedented access to its top on air talent. The result is a dazzling illustrated digest that pays tribute to the sport and the extraordinary players and events that have shaped it over the course of a generation.
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    • Game changer : my tennis life
      Game changer : my tennis life
      by Paul McNamee; foreword by John McEnroe.
      Paul McNamee is a legendary figure in Australian tennis. From his early days as a talented Melbourne teenager, McNamee became a top international player, conquering Wimbledon and the Australian Open with his doubles partner, Peter McNamara.
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    • Nadal : the biography
    • Smart squash : how to win at soft ball
    • The business of winning : strategic success from the Formula One track to the boardroom
      The business of winning : strategic success from the Formula One track to the boardroom
      Mark Gallagher.
      "Formula 1 racing is one of the world's most watched sports, with 500 million views worldwide. F1 management decisions and actions are put to the test every two weeks in front of a live global TV audience and discussed and analyzed for days and weeks afterwards in the media. Good decisions are applauded and rewarded; bad decisions and mistakes are laid bare and scrutinized relentlessly. This book provides a look into the business lessons to be learned from the high-profile and high-pressure world of Formula 1 racing.Using practical examples and accounts of how owners, drivers, teams, technicians and sponsors deal with the full range of management issues faced every day, Mark Gallagher offers a valuable how-to manual on not just managing, but thriving in a fast-moving, competitive environment. He covers key challenges faced by any CEO or management team including leadership, teamwork, motivation, communication, customer service, innovation, technology, change, marketing and risk.The Business of Winning brings the drama of the Formula 1 business to life in vivid detail with experiences and insights that executives in countless other businesses can both learn from and use for ideas and inspiration. "-- Provided by publisher.
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    • The big book of bicycling : everything you need to know, from buying your first bike to riding your best
    • Best bike rides Nashville : great recreational rides in the metro area
      Best bike rides Nashville : great recreational rides in the metro area
      John Doss.
      "Written for cyclists of all stripes, Best Bike Rides books offer a diverse array of scenic tours in and around some of America's largest urban destinations. Road rides, rail rides, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides all get included. Most rides are in the 5 to 30 mile range, allowing for great afternoon outings and family adventures. Each book features 35 to 40 rides with color photos, maps, point-by-point miles and directions, and GPS coordinates of starting and finishing points"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Biking Puget Sound : 60 rides from Olympia to the San Juans
    • The road less taken : lessons from a life spent cycling
    • Reckless : the life and times of Luis Ocana
    • Philosophy and the martial arts : engagement
      Philosophy and the martial arts : engagement
      edited by Graham Priest and Damon Young.
      "This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical reflection can teach us about the martial arts, and especially the nature and value of its practice. The second section deals with the other direction of the dialectical interplay between philosophy and the martial arts: how the martial arts can inform philosophical issues important in their own right. Finally, because many of the notable martial arts are of Asian origin, there are particularly close links between the arts and Asian philosophies - and Buddhism in particular - and therefore the last section is devoted to this topic. The essays in this collection deal with a wide range of philosophical issues: normative ethics, meta-ethics, aesthetics, phenomenology, the philosophy of mind, Ancient Greek and Buddhist thought. By demonstrating the very real nature of the engagement between the martial arts and philosophy, this book is essential reading for any serious student or scholar with an interest in the martial arts, Eastern philosophy, the philosophy of sport, or the study of physical culture"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • MMA now! : the stars and stories of mixed martial arts
    • Bruce Lee : the evolution of a martial artist
    • The ultimate encyclopedia of boxing
      The ultimate encyclopedia of boxing
      Harry Mullan with Bob Mee.
      This comprehensive single-volume illustrated boxing reference, covers all aspects of the sport since its rise from the days of illegal big-money challenge matches to the multi-million-dollar televised extravaganza it is today.
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    • Globalizing boxing
    • Nimzowitsch, move by move
    • Chess strategy : move by move
      Chess strategy : move by move
      Adam Hunt.
      "Want to improve at chess? Then you'll need to improve your understanding of chess strategy. You probably knew that already - but how to begin to study such a vast and seemingly complex subject? International Master Adam Hunt is a full-time chess teacher and is thus very familiar with this problem. His solution is to present an accessible and easy-to-read guide for club players and juniors. Hunt studies all the key components of chess strategy, including development, king safety, attack and defence, initiative, pawn play and much more. He examines not only grandmaster games but also those played by students, demonstrates model strategic play, identifies typical mistakes and explains how to avoid them. Move by move provides an ideal platform to study chess. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions thoughout the book the 'Move By Move' format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to improve your chess skills and knowledge. An essential guide to chess strategy -- Important ideas absorbed by continued practice -- Uses an ideal approach to chess study." -- back cover.
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    • Petrosian : move by move
    • Chess training for post-beginners : a basic course in positional understanding
      Chess training for post-beginners : a basic course in positional understanding
      Yaroslav Srokovski.
      "You have learned the rules of chess and developed some tactical skills. You are fascinated by the game and want to know more. So, the question is: what's next? What is the best way to improve your play and start winning? Yaroslav Srokovski, one of the most successful chess trainers in Europe, has developed a practical course which addresses the challenges that ambitious post-beginners face. In a clear and concise manner, Srokovski explains basic positional motifs like the strengths and weaknesses of pieces and pawns, of squares, files and diagonals. All these he illustrates with highly instructive examples. His tried-and-tested training material includes many exercises."--Provided by publisher.
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    • A sportsman's call