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25

By Richard Harrison

Richard Harrison's The Hero of the Play has been in print continuously for twenty-five years, with a tenth anniversary edition released in 2004. 25 is a celebration of this fact, as well as a meditation on twenty-five years of hockey poetry. This collection is a cataloguing of ... Read more

50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick

By Peter Manchester

From the days when proto-humans lashed animal jawbones to sticks and whacked wildebeest-poop slapshots in Olduvai Arena to today's super-high-tech computer-assisted extravaganzas, one by-product of the hockey game has gone unnoticed and untapped. Until now . ..

In 50 Things to ... Read more

A Killing Art

By Alex Gillis

 

The eagerly anticipated updated return of a bestselling martial arts classic

The leaders of Tae Kwon Do, an Olympic sport and one of the world’s most popular martial arts, are fond of saying that their art is ancient and filled with old dynasties and superhuman feats. In ... Read more

A Season of Loss, A Lifetime of Forgiveness

By John Manasso

 

Dan Snyder narrowly escaped being cut from his junior hockey team for two years in a row. That’s hardly the stuff that nhl careers are made of. But Snyder earned his spot on the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers roster through sheer force of will and strength of character, even ... Read more

A Wild Stab for It

By Dave Bidini
By (photographer) Brian Pickell

For the 40th anniversary of what was arguably the single-most important sporting event in Canadian history, a writer shepherded Canadians of all backgroundsءrtists, athletes, politicians, and punditsسhared interviews, anecdotes, andmemories of September 28, 1972. The Summit ... Read more

Accepted

By Pat Patterson
With Bertrand Hébert
Foreword by Vincent K. McMahon

“Pat is one of the greatest mentors I’ve ever had in the world of sports-entertainment.” — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

When Pat Patterson was 17 years old, he was asked to leave his home after telling his parents he was in love . . . with a man. Moving from Montreal ... Read more

Adventures in Larryland!

By Larry Zbyszko

WrestlingÓ³ self-proclaimed ?Living LegendÔ may never wear a championship belt again, but heÓ³ definitely not down for the count, as this memoir shows in its entertaining, often hilarious story of a remarkable ascent to wrestling notoriety. Voted Rookie of the Year in ... Read more

Atlantic Salmon Flies / Mouches pour le saumon atlantique

By Jacques Héroux

The Atlantic salmon, the king of the rivers, is the ultimate prize for the angler. This beautifully illustrated volume brings together exquisite examples of nearly 300 salmon flies, tied by some of the best fly tiers and fishers in North America. Patterns tied by the author, ... Read more

Bang Your Head

By Dewey Robertson & Meredith Renwick

A much-loved character of U.S. and Canadian rope operas is revealed in this tale of the true-life events that led to the birth, life, and downfall of The Missing Link. The Link was a bizarre, seemingly primitive character, his body-builder`s physique juxtaposed with the dress ... Read more