Category Archives for Sports

The Physics of Baseball: Third Edition, Revised, Updated, and Expanded

Descriere: A "fascinating and irresistible" ("New York Times Book Review") look at the science behind America’s favorite pastime, complete with charts and graphs, baseball lore, and anecdotes about famous players.

Inside Sport Psychology

Descriere: "Inside Sport Psychology" covers the most effective methods of enhancing sport performance and preparing mentally for competition, and it explains which techniques are most appropriate for certain situations in sport. It is an ideal resource for athletes and coaches … Continue reading

Gunsmithing – Rifles

Descriere: The National Sporting Goods Association says more than 11 million people use rifles. Now rifle owners can turn to noted gunsmith Patrick Sweeney for guidance on rifle repair and improved performance. From wood refinishing to smoothing a rough trigger … Continue reading

The Amazing World Cup Compendium

Descriere: In "Romantic Interactions, " Susan J. Wolfson examines how interaction with other authors–whethe

Martial Arts in the Modern World

Descriere: Martial arts, once restricted to a few specific locations and practiced by small groups of devotees,

The Art of War: The Definitive Interpretation of Sun Tzu’s Classic Book of Strategy

Descriere: Sun Tzu’s Art of War is perhaps the best-known and most highly regarded treatise on strategy yet written. Compiled well over two thousand years ago, its principles are as applicable to the boardroom as they are to the battlefield. … Continue reading

The Breaks of the Game

Descriere: Join Halberstam on his yearlong journey with the 1979 Portland Trail Blazers and witness professional basketball from the inside. This insightful account is evidence of how much basketball has–and hasn’t–changed since 1979.

The Tactical Knife: Designs, Techniques, Uses

Descriere: The Tactical Knife: Designs, Techniques & Uses is an exciting, compelling new take on two subjects in which consumer interest is at an all-time high: knives and tactical weaponry. Learn not only what makes a knife a "tactical" knife, … Continue reading

The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream

Descriere: In the tradition of "The Boys of Summer, The Last Best League" is about dreams fulfilled and dreams denied, about Cape Cod and the rites of summer, and about the way one small town grows to love a group … Continue reading

Lost Cowboys: The Story of Bud Daniel and Wyoming Baseball

Descriere: In the 1950s the University of Wyoming, already making national headlines with an NCAA basketball champion ship under its belt and a strong football program, made one of the great hires in the athletic departments history when Glenn Bud … Continue reading

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