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Sports Books

Some of the newest books for each sport. Read about the game, the personalities, and the drama, then go out and play!

Cricket — Featured Sport

The art and science of cricket by Bob Woolmer

Cricket by Ralph Dellor

Cricket explained by Robert Eastaway: Illustrations by Mark Stevens

Cricket for dummies by Julian Knight; foreword by Steve Bull

Baseball

Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball by Matthew Silverman

Baseball prospectus 2011 : the essential guide to the 2011 baseball season by Tommy Bennett ... [et al.] ; statistics by Colin Wyers

Baseball : how to play the game by [written by Pete Williams]

Basketball

Shoot like the pros : the road to a successful shooting technique by Adam Filippi

Gaming the game : the story behind the NBA betting scandal and the gambler who made it happen by Sean Patrick Griffin

The hustle : one team and ten lives in black and white by Doug Merlino

Football

War and watermelon by Rich Wallace

Crossing lines by Paul Volponi

Through my eyes by Tim Tebow with Nathan Whitaker

Frisbee Sports

Ultimate techniques & tactics by James Parinella, Eric Zaslow

Disc golf : all you need to know about the game you want to play by Michael Stevens Gregory

Golf

Golf foreplay : everything you need to know about the game-- before you try to hit the sweet spot by Ken Altshuler ; photography by Steven Dinberg

Golf for dummies by Gary McCord

Teed off : my life as a player's wife on the PGA Tour by Sherrie Daly

Hockey

Tough guy : my life on the edge by Bob Probert ; with Kirstie McLellan Day

Hockey stories, part 2 by Don Cherry ; as told to Al Strachan

The official illustrated NHL history : the official story of the coolest game on earth by Arthur Pincus with David Rosner, Len Hochberg and Chris Malcolm

Motor Racing

The ultimate NASCAR insider's track guide : everything you need to plan your race weekend by Liz Allison

Blood and smoke : a true tale of mystery, mayhem, and the birth of the Indy 500 by Charles Leerhsen

Speed duel : the inside story of the land speed record in the sixties by Sam Hawley

Soccer

Essential soccer skills : key tips and techniques to improve your game

Distant corners : american soccer's history of missed opportunities and lost causes by David Wangerin

The complete soccer goalkeeper by Tim Mulqueen with Mike Woitalla

Tennis

A game to love : in celebration of tennis by Mike Powell ; edited by Lewis Blackwell

High strung : Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tennis's fiercest rivalry by Stephen Tignor

Epic : John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg and the greatest season in tennis ever by Matthew Cronin

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