Books tagged: Biography: Sport

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A Helluva Life in Hockey

By Brian McFarlane

 

A captivating memoir from Canada’s foremost hockey historian and a beloved NHL commentator

It’s been 85 years since Brian McFarlane first laced a pair of skates and tested the black ice on a tiny pond. And then he discovered the joy of hockey. Ultimately, there would be ... 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

Austin 3:16

By Michael McAvennie

 

316 facts about WWE legend Stone Cold Steve Austin.

What’s “3:16 Day”? It’s a day when someone gives you a load of crap, and you give it back with a certain one-fingered gesture. “3:16 Day” is a day when you can open up a can of whoop-ass on anybody you want. A ... Read more

Bodyslams!

By Gary Michael Cappetta

 

They're held captive by the glamour and the grotesque of the oldest spectacle known to man. But the inquisitive public at large, along with a vast international network of pro wrestling aficionados, yearn for more than the intriguing soap opera scenarios and daring athleticism ... Read more

Death, Drugs, & Muscle

By Gregg Valentino & Nathan Jendrick

 

Death, Drugs, & Muscle is the story of a man who lived decades on the right side of the law before making the dangerous choice to enter the dark and dangerous world of drug dealing. After reaching the top and living a lavish lifestyle where sex, drugs, and money were in plentiful ... Read more

DeRo

By Dwayne De Rosario
With Brendan Dunlop
Foreword by Lennox Lewis

 

Dwayne De Rosario is one of MLS’s 25 Greatest Players

The autobiography of one of the best male soccer player to ever come out of Canada. Before Beckham, Kaká, Rooney, and Zlatan, DeRo was the godfather of Major League Soccer.

DeRo is the life story of one of the greatest ... Read more

Hello, Friends!

By Jerry Howarth

 

An honest memoir about life, family, and baseball from the longtime, legendary Toronto Blue Jays radio broadcaster

For 36 years, Jerry Howarth ushered in eternal hope each spring and thrived in the drive of each fall as the voice of the Toronto Blue Jays. In 1982, the lifelong ... Read more

Klondikers

By Tim Falconer

 

For readers of The Boys in the Boat and Against All Odds

Join a ragtag group of misfits from Dawson City as they scrap to become the 1905 Stanley Cup champions and cement hockey as Canada’s national pastime

An underdog hockey team traveled for three and a half weeks from Dawson ... Read more