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The Downhill Lie

Carl Hiaasen

Originally drawn to the game by his father, Carl Hiaasen wisely quit golfing in 1973. But some ambitions refuse to die, and as the years–and memories of shanked 7-irons faded, it dawned on Carl that there might be one thing in life ...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2008

Wins, Losses, and Lessons: An Autobio...

Lou Holtz

When I die and people realize that I will not be resurrected in three days, they will forget me. That is the way it should be. For reasons known only to God, I was asked to write an autobiography. Most people who knew me growing up ...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2006

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfa...

Michael Lewis

Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2011

Into Thin Air

Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air is the definitive, personal account of the deadliest season in the history of Mount Everest--told by acclaimed journalist, and bestselling author of Into the Wild and Eiger Dreams, Jon Krakauer. On assignment for Outsid...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 1998

Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside t...

James Andrew Miller

ESPN began as an outrageous gamble with a lineup that included Australian Rules Football, rodeo, and a rinky-dinky clip show called Sports Center. Today the empire stretches far beyond television into radio, magazines, mobile phones,...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2011

Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the ...

Nando Parrado

A survivor of the horrific 1972 plane crash that stranded his rugby team in the Andes for seventy-two days--popularized in the best-selling Alive--provides his own chilling account of the ordeal and of his desperate expedition across ...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2006

More Tales from the Dugout: More of t...

Mike Shannon

Mike Shannon delivers a brand-new collection of true stories and never-before-told anecdotes that come straight from the insider's circle.

Abridged CD
Published: Dec 2004

The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

Michael Lewis

The author of MONEYBALL intertwines the true life story of a young man from the inner city with the changing game of football, especially in regard to the position of quarterback and the offensive linemen who block those intent on sac...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2006

Heads-up Baseball: Playing The Game O...

Ken Ravizza

This book provides you with an understanding of how the mental game works and details the concrete strategies for developing such elusive skills as concentration, mental pre- paratin and staying in control under pressure.

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 1995

Rome 1960: The Olympics that Changed ...

David Maraniss

Bestselling author David Maraniss weaves sports, politics, and history into a groundbreaking tour de forceThe athletes competing in the 1960 Rome Olympics included some of the most honored in Olympic history: decathlete Rafer Johnson,...

Abridged CD
Published: Jul 2008

Open: Inside the Ropes at Bethpage Bl...

John Feinstein

In June of 2002, the U.S. Open was played, for the first time in history, on a true public golf course. Bethpage State Park is owned by the state of New York, and no membership is required to play there. This is golf at its most popul...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2003

Mike and Mike's Rules for Sports and ...

Mike Golic

ESPN's star comedic duo – Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg – bring their radio and TV sports shtick to the listener in this hilarious audio book: their definitive list of rules to live by. This is for all ESPN devotees, all Mike & Mi...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2010

Let Me Tell You a Story: A Lifetime i...

John Feinstein

America's favorite sportswriter teams up with Red Auerbach, the most successful and admired coach in basketball history, to tell the best stories of a legendary life.Living legend Arnold "Red" Auerbach led the Boston Celtics...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2004

The Little Book of Talent: 52 Tips fo...

Daniel Coyle

Daniel Coyle spent the last few years traveling around the world and meeting with top coaches, teachers and neurologists in order to unlock the secret of how greatness happens. Now, he has taken his groundbreaking research and boiled ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2012

The Longest Silence: A Life In Fishin...

Thomas McGuane

A collection of breathtakingly exquisite essays born of a lifetime of fishing.

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 2005

Who's Your Caddy?: Looping for the Gr...

Rick Reilly

The funniest and most popular sportswriter in America abandons his desk at Sports Illustrated to caddy for some of the world's most famous golfers—and some celebrity duffers—with hilarious results. Who knows golfers best? Who's w...

Abridged CD
Published: Jul 2006

NPR Driveway Moments: Baseball: Radio...

Neal Conan

Stories from the National Public Radio archives honor America's national pastime. Stories so compelling you'll stay in your car to hear them through—even if you're sitting in your own driveway. Peabody-winning Talk of the Nation hos...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2008

One on One: Behind the Scenes with th...

John Feinstein

After numerous beloved and bestselling sports books, John Feinstein returns to the subjects of his first ten books, crafting a narrative of the most revealing encounters he's had. Feinstein has interviewed some of the most enduring fi...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2011

K2: Life and Death on the World's Mos...

Ed Viesturs

A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing K2, the world's most difficult and unpredictable mountain, by the bestselling authors of No Shortcuts to the TopAt 28,251 feet, the world's second-tallest mountain, K2 th...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Signif...

Tony Dungy

b2009 Retailer's Choice Award winner!/Super Bowl–winning coach and #1 New York Times best selling author Tony Dungy has had an unusual opportunity to reflect on what it takes to achieve significance. He is looked to by many as the e...

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 2009

Invincible: My Journey from Fan to NF...

Vince Papale

In an inspirational sports memoir, the former Philadelphia Eagles player describes how he earned a spot on the team during an open tryout, an unlikely prospect who, at the age of thirty, became the NFL's oldest, non-kicking rookie and...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2006

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners: 1...

Jack Canfield

When runners aren't running, they are talking about running, planning their next run, shopping for running. This audiobook contains 101 stories from runners, telling their stories to other runners about. Running - how it has changed t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

Laura Hillenbrand

Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to th...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2003

The Last Boy Low Price

Jane Leavy

Jane Leavy, the acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy, returns with a biography of an American original—Mickey Mantle. Drawing on more than five hundred interviews with friends and family,...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2011

Tales from Q School: Inside Golf's Fi...

John Feinstein

It is the tournament that separates champions from mortals. It is the starting point for the careers of future legends and can be the final stop on the down escalator for fading stars. The annual PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament is one ...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2007

The Education of a Coach

David Halberstam

The statistics--including the Super Bowl victories of the New England Patriots in 2001, 2003, and 2004--will support the claim made by his fans that Bill Belichick is either the best or one of the best coaches in the NFL. Belichick's ...

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 2005

Moneyball

Michael Lewis

Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2004

The Dangerous Book for Boys

Conn Iggulden

Equal parts droll and gorgeous nostalgia book and heartfelt plea for a renewed sense of adventure in the lives of boys and men, Conn and Hal Iggulden's The Dangerous Book for Boys became a mammoth bestseller in the United Kingdom in 2...

Abridged CD
Published: Jul 2007

You Can Observe a Lot By Watching

Yogi Berra

The Yankee great and bestselling author uses stories from his legendary career to show how to be a better team player. Yogi Berra is one of the most beloved and revered figures in all of baseball, and his humorously offbeat aphorisms ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2008

Last Dance: Behind the Scenes at the ...

John Feinstein

An in-depth portrait of the NCAA Final Four competition is presented from the perspectives of schools, coaches, and players who have made it to college basketball's final weekend, in a collection of dramatic and inspiring stories that...

Abridged CD
Published: Feb 2006
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