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Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Kwame Alexander shares inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 796 ALE

McCollum, Sean

Summary: "Football is much more than tackles, touchdowns, and end zone celebrations. It's a striking spectacle where football, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics meet."--Page 4 cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.332 MCC

Summary: A former heavyweight boxing champion comes out of retirement to fight a 10 round exhibition bout against an opponent who is thirty years younger than he is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ROC

Buckley, James

Summary: Presents the most interesting, monumental, and strange sports stories of the past year, including championship statistics in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, and tennis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Hinodeya, Sankichi

Summary: "The match between Team Blue and Team Emperor heats up toward the big finale--with both sides exhausted and losing ground! Plus, in the aftermath of the final match, a new enemy awaits who will require the former rivals to work together!"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media, LLC 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC HIN

Contents: disc 1. Broke (79:00) / director, Billy Corben ; 9.79 (79:00) / director, Daniel Gordon -- disc 2. There's no place like home (59:00) / directors, Maura Mandt and Josh Swade ; Benji (77:00) / directors, Coodie and Chike ; Ghosts of Ole Miss (51:00) / director, Fritz Mitchell -- disc 3. You don't know Bo (76:00) / director, Michael Bonfiglio ; Survive and advance (101:00) / director, Jonathan...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ESP

Gregory, Josh

Summary: "Learn about the history of sports medicine and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 617.1 GRE

Bryant, Howard

Summary: "The Heritage is the story of sports post-9/11, once neutral but now embedded with deference toward the military and police, colliding with the political reawakening of the black athlete in post-Ferguson America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 BRY

Helget, Nicole Lea

Summary: "Basketball is much more than jump shots, no-look passes, and slam dunks. It's a stunning spectacle where basketball, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics meet."--Page 4 cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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Tejada, Justin

Summary: Count up the most fascinating numbers behind sports' greatest moments in STATS! The Biggest Numbers in Sports, created by the editors of SI Kids. Filled with need-to-know stats, engaging infographics, and cool trivia, this 128-page book reveals loads of amazing facts behind each number.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J796.02 SPO

Summary: For twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the past year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Wright Thompson, a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN: The Magazine, proves more than up to the task by curating this truly exceptional collection. The only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 BES

Summary: From the editors of Sports Illustrated Kids comes "The Big Book of Who," a 128-page collection of the brightest stars in sports, past and present. Profiles, facts and stats will bring the best players in pro sports history to life with all of the touches that Sports Illustrated Kids is famous for - terrific, age-appropriate writing and exciting sports photography. Ballfield greats such as,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Home Entertainment Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796 BIG

Zuckerman, Gregory

Summary: "Athlete after athlete in this book found discipline, hope, and inspiration on the playing field, rising above their circumstances. Filled with first-hand accounts from stars who exemplify the idea of enduring at all costs, Rising Above will serve as a must-read source of inspiration for kids and sports fans of all ages"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 796 ZUC

Bacon, John U.

Summary: For the millions of fans who celebrate the game-day heroics of the student athletes that give college football its heart and soul, bestselling author John U. Bacon's "Fourth and Long," a warts-and-all look at the present and future of the game, gives them reason to still believe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 BAC

Florio, John

Summary: "...recount[s] the politically and racially charged rivalry between African-American boxing champion Joe Louis and white German boxer Max Schmeling, which grew between their 1936 and 1938 matches. Tracing both men's careers from inception until they hung up their gloves, the authors illuminate how emblematic each was to his country while exploring the social issues of the day."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.83 FLO

Helget, Nicole Lea

Summary: Baseball is much more than game-winning hits, double plays, and grand slams. It's a spectacular spectacle where baseball, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics happen to meet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 HEL

Summary: Examines the realities of brain injuries sustained on the field by football players and the National Football League's attempts to cover the issue up.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LEA

McCollum, Sean

Summary: "Soccer is much more than passes, throw-ins, and bicycle kicks. It's a splendid spectacle where soccer, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics meet."--Page 4 cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.334 MCC

Reilly, Rick

Summary: "A collection of columns from ESPN sportswriter Rick Reilly"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Vlautin, Willy

Summary: Determined to prove his worth, a half-Paiute, half-Irish ranch hand who was abandoned by his parents leaves his aging guardians to become a champion boxer before matches organized in Mexico and Las Vegas lead to his realization that he cannot change his identity or outrun his destiny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VLA

Summary: "In 1946, Branch Rickey ... owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, took a stand against Major League Baseball's infamous color line when he signed Jackie Robinson ... to the team. The deal put both men in the crosshairs of the public, the press and even other players. Facing unabashed racism from every side, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and let his talent on the field win over...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FOR

Buckley, James

Summary: Presents the most interesting, monumental, and strange sports stories of the past year, including championship statistics in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, and tennis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Growling, Hairy

Summary: From the imagination of Sports Illustrated Kids' editors comes one of the most playful - and visually funny - sports titles ever produced. "Top Dogs - Babe Ruff and the Legendary Canines of Sports "promises to showcase some of the greatest stars and most memorable moments from sports history as depicted by dogs. From current baseball slugger Albert Poodles to legendary Cleveland running back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: 796.02 GRO