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The Canadian Football League: The Phoenix of Professional Sports Leagues (Revised Edition) By Steve O'Brien
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North American football was born in Canada in the 1860s. For decades, though,the growth of Canadian football was slow to change from its rugby traditions. In recent decades, it has been in the shadow... More > of its largest competitor, the National Football League. Although hockey is held up as Canada's number one sport, the CFL has enjoyed as rich and storied a tradition in Canadian sports history. This book is not the usual general history detailing on-field accomplishments, Grey Cup winners etc. Instead, it combines an historical look through 2003 with discussion of continuous themes which have shaped the League. These include the role of the Canadian player, competition from other pro sports, the media's role in creating an image of the CFL, Canadians' attitudes towards pro sports, and how the CFL continually struggles to survive - often in spite of itself.< Less
Sideline Warriors: The Greatest Sports Coaches and Managers of All Time By Cody Dalton
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Get behind the lives of the some of the greatest coaches and managers in the history of sports. Look at the men and women who have single handedly changed the sports they have coached in. ... More > Profiling coaches such as Vince Lombardi, Mike Krzyzewski, John Wooden, Pat Summitt, Casey Stengel, and many others, Sideline Warriors is a great read that should have you entertained and educated for years to come.< Less
Things You Can't Say About Sports By R.L. Sterup
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A collection of satirical essays on the wide world of sports, including wry observations on the History of Sport, Sports Gambling, Mascots, Travel Teams, and why the Maple Leafs, Indians, Clippers,... More > and Kansas football are essential to other teams winning championships. Laughs aplenty from these and other comic stylings sure to offend fans of the Yankees, Alabama, Duke and every fan of Soccer everywhere.< Less
Game Night In Buffalo: A Town, Its Teams and Its Sporting Memories By Sal Maiorana
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Although the record wouldn't indicate it - four Super Bowl losses and two Stanley Cup Finals defeats for starters - the city of Buffalo and the region of Western New York has enjoyed a long and... More > storied sporting history. In Game Night in Buffalo, Buffalo-born author and veteran sports writer Sal Maiorana stirs those emotions and passions in chronicling some of the never-to-be-forgotten games and performances that Buffalo’s devout fans have cheered and cursed; events that have shaped Buffalo fandom and defined the parameters of bar room rants for generations to come. For anyone who has grown up a sports fan in Buffalo or Western New York, Game Night in Buffalo is a must-have for the simple reason that it will bring back to life, in vivid detail, the sporting events that no one should ever forget.< Less
ICW Pro Wrestling - The History Of By Marc Ash
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ICW Pro Wrestling Independent Championship Wrestling is the oldest & longest running promotion based out of North Carolina. Some of the biggest name talent in the business has passed through... More > this promotion. From Ivan Koloff, Wahoo McDaniel, Craig Pittman, Ken Timbs, George South, Bobby Fulton, & Gregory Helms. This history of the ICW is written by longtime wrestler & owner & promoter of the ICW... Mean Marc Ash Be Sure to check out of the great behind the scenes stories & just what made this promotion so successful.< Less
Quick Histories of Hull By Andrew Hampel & Sean Wilson
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Quick Histories of Hull is the story of 3 global Heroes who were all born in the Yorkshire city of Hull in the UK. World War 2, Glam Rock and sport history all through comic book form. Facts and... More > fun for all the family from 10 to 110.< Less
The Exciting History of Auto Racing By Ross R. Olney
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It all started with a couple of teen-agers back in the late 1800's. Each "borrowed" his dad's horseless carriage and they chugged off to see which was fastest. Today auto racing, still a... More > dangerous sport, draws millions of fans to a wide variety of races with a wide variety of race cars all the way around the world. This book covers Formula One, IndyCars, NASCAR, NHRA, SCCA, and all the others, and how it all started. And where it might be going.< Less
The History of NHRA Pro Stock By NHRA Publications
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No collection of a true student of the sport will be complete without The History of NHRA Pro Stock. From the achievements of pioneers such as Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins and the famed Sox... More > & Martin through season after season of utter domination by Bob Glidden to today’s six-second, 210-mph factory hot rods, The History of NHRA Pro Stock guides readers through the years of milestones, groundbreaking technology, and career turning points in this fascinating segment of NHRA competition. 240 historical photographs. 86 pages. Also available in hardcover. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to NHRA in the Community Charities.< Less
Carnivals: A History and How To By Roy Maloy
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Every year over 160 agricultural shows are held in Australia, over 1100 in the United States and over 850 in Britain. More people attend agricultural shows, country and county fairs in these three... More > countries per year than cinema and their combined social impact is greater than most amateur sporting codes. Author Roy Maloy has long been regarded as an Australian entertainment icon for his countless performances at regional Australian, New Zealand, American and English agricultural events. Throughout his career Maloy has not only provided entertainment but worked closely with over 1000 festival, show and fair committees as a consultant, offering his advice and tremendous experience to create new ways to set out a show, create new attractions, promote events, teach new communities and get the biggest possible crowds to the show possible!< Less
The Exciting History of Auto Racing By Ross R. Olney
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Two teen-agers back in early day France probably started it all by "borrowing" their Dad's "horseless carriages" and seeing which could go fastest. That was when highly respected... More > doctors were certain that you would die if you moved faster than sixty miles an hour. The human body simply couldn't survive at that speed. Now, racers routinely go two hundred miles an hour, and drag racers go more than three hundred miles an hour in only a thousand feet. Auto racing is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is daring, dangerous, and exciting, and the winners often become millionaires. This book aimed at young adults is full of stories about racing as it describes the progress from the two kids to modern racing. The author has participated as a driver, photographer and journalist for many years, and has written a number of books on the subject.< Less

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