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Magic Johnson may be the enduring face of Michigan State basketball. Mateen Cleaves came to represent its heart while leading the Spartans to the 2000 national championship. Gregory Kelser, however, personifies the soul of the program. Kelser coll...

Greg Kelser's Tales from Michigan State Basketball

The Western Horse pays tribute to the power, mystique, and grace of the horse that settled the West. This spirited coffee-table book features Dave Stoecklein's best horse photography-including Quarter Horses, Paints, Appaloosas, Palominos, Mustang...

The Western Horse: A Photographic Anthology

I was dead for thirty seconds.. That's what the cop in Fall River told me. When the EMTs found me, there was a needle in my arm and a packet of heroin in the front seat.. At basketball-crazy Durfee High School in Fall River, Massachusetts, junior ...

Basketball Junkie: A Memoir

During the 1980s, the geography of minor-league professional hockey changed radically, moving from its roots in the Canadian Maritime provinces, New England and the Midwestern states into the American south. In addition to cities like Dallas, Char...

Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South

At last: a book on the martial arts from a true Zen master. Taisen Deshimaru was born in Japan of an old samurai family, and he recieved from the Great Master Kodo Sawaki the Transmission of Mind to Mind when Sawaki died. In 1967, Deshimaru-Roshi ...

The Zen Way to Martial Arts: A Japanese Master Reveals the Secrets of the Samurai (Compass)

Whether a casual fan or a longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) enthusiast, all MMA spectators will benefit from the information in this detailed reference. The complicated nature of MMA can create a barrier for potential fans, but this clear, concise...

The MMA Encyclopedia

At-a-glance information for each river section helps paddlers determine the river that's right for them. Stream overviews, gauge and shuttle information, names of rapids and suggestions on how to run them, along with a little history, make this gu...

A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to Kentucky (Canoe and Kayak Series)

Delivering an inside account of one of wrestling's most famous fighters, this autobiography offers a rare chance to learn about Joe "Animal" Laurinaitis's life both inside and outside the ring. Revealing riveting stories about his participation in...

The Road Warriors: Danger, Death, and the Rush of Wrestling

They are familiar scenes: sports fans turning on each other in acts of violence, and mobs of sports fans flooding onto the field or out into the streets. Is there something inherent in the competitive sport setting that produces this frequently da...

Aggression in the Sports World: A Social Psychological Perspective

McManus celebrates the hidden pleasures, unappreciated lore, and opportunities for disaster to be found in such outdoor recreations as camping, hunting, and fishing. "Patrick McManus is a treasure. " -- The Atlantic. "Everybody should read Patrick...

They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?

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