The former editor-in-chief of VICE Media's Fightland presents a physical and philosophical meditation on why people are drawn to fight each other for sport and what happens to the body and brain during organized fighting events. 50,000 first printing.
Nicholas Cox is determined to prove himself in the world of competitive fencing, and earn his place on the Kings Row fencing team, alongside sullen fencing prodigy, Seiji Katayama, to win the right to go up against his golden-boy half-brother. It'll take more than sheer determination to overcome a challenge this big!
Tells the story of an unforgettable group of young athletes who battled in the legendary Harvard-Yale football game of 1968 amidst the sweeping currents of one of the most transformative years in American history.
Describes the career and friendship between two iconic basketball players for the Boston Celtics set against the backdrop of race relations and civil rights in the 1950s and 1960s which resulted in repercussions in the within the sports community.
Details the massive corruption scandal that threatened to bring down the NCAA after the University of Louisville and other colleges were discovered laundering money through an Adidas sponsorship to bribe students to attend certain schools.
A portrait of Babe Ruth and his partnership with business manager Christy Walsh traces how their strategies, achievements and notoriety established a blueprint for modern athletic stardom.
Eric Bittle may be a former junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and very talented amateur pâtissier, but being a freshman on the Samwell University hockey team is a whole new challenge. It is nothing like co-ed club hockey back in Georgia! And then, there is Jack — his very attractive but moody captain.
Traces the three seasons of existence of the United States Football League, revealing its early success, how it launched the careers of many football superstars, and how it ultimately crashed and failed due to the influence of Donald Trump and other teamowners.
The New York Times Magazine chief national correspondent and lifelong Patriots fan presents a scathing analysis of professional football in the present climate of high success, dangerous injuries and scandal.
Traces the history of the athlete activist, detailing the challenges historical and present day athletes face and how the relationship between sports and politics has always been more complicated for Black athletes.
The Gold Glove first baseman chronicles his life and career in baseball, from his minor league years through his World Series wins with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets, and offers an honest assessment of the past, present, and future of baseball.