Time and Space: Footy Tactics from Origins to AFL

March 20, 2017 by  
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An accomplished book about the genius and ingenuity of the game’s greats (and the forgotten) and how they have shaped the game through the innovation of tactics. From Pagan’s Paddock to Clarkson’s Cluster, from Fitzroy’s huddle to Sydney’s flood, the tactics of Australian football have become part of the vernacular. In this groundbreaking book, ABC journalist James Coventry reveals the secrets behind them all. You’ll meet the German gymnast who taught Geelong how… More >>

Time and Space: Footy Tactics from Origins to AFL

Jumping at the Chance: From NBA Hopefuls to Afl Prospects: The Players of the American Experiment

February 15, 2017 by  
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A wonderful fish-out-of water story about talented US athletes launching their AFL careers. Talented basketballers Jason Holmes, Eric Wallace, Mason Cox and Matt Korcheck all had decent careers in Division One of the NCAA. But with the NBA out of reach, the dream they shared of becoming professional athletes seemed destined to go unfulfilled. Then came an invitation to a three-day scouting combine in Redondo Beach, California, to learn to play a sport they’d never … More >>

Jumping at the Chance: From NBA Hopefuls to Afl Prospects: The Players of the American Experiment

Basketball is Jazz: Stories and Lessons From a Basketball Lifer

February 14, 2017 by  
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Harvey Penick wrote “The Little Red Book” to teach golf enthusiasts the world over, fans and players, the nuances of the game. He succeeded brilliantly, and in the process he inspired David Thorpe to do the same thing for the sport he has spent a lifetime coaching. Coach Thorpe, an ESPN NBA Analyst for the past ten years, has spent a lifetime coaching thousands of players the game of basketball, while mentoring hundreds of coaches, NBA executives, and even a fe… More >>

Basketball is Jazz: Stories and Lessons From a Basketball Lifer

Captains File: India: From Nayudu to Kohli: India’s Test Cricket Captains

February 13, 2017 by  
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From Nayudu to Kohli, India’s 32 Test cricket captains. From the days of the Maharajas and Nawabs when one had to be royalty to lead India into battle, a position no commoner was fit to fill, to the modern day of helmets and television, stump cams and DRS, India’s 32 finest are here together for the first time.The Colonel CK Nayudu reportedly disallowed his players from drinking water at the drinks break. The Maharajkumar of Vizianagaram “did not understand f… More >>

Captains File: India: From Nayudu to Kohli: India’s Test Cricket Captains

The New Baseball Bible: Notes, Nuggets, Lists, and Legends from Our National Pastime

January 25, 2017 by  
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For fans of baseball trivia, this updated version of The New Baseball Bible, first published as The Baseball Catalog in 1980 and selected as a Book-of-the-Month Club alternate, is sure to provide something for everyone, regardless of team allegiance. The book covers the following topics: beginnings of baseball, rules and records, umpires, how to play the game (i.e., strategy), equipment, ballparks, famous faces (i.e., Hank Aaron vs. Babe Ruth), managers, executives,… More >>

The New Baseball Bible: Notes, Nuggets, Lists, and Legends from Our National Pastime

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