Books tagged: Sports

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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 . ..

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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

Accepted

Foreword by Vincent K. McMahon
With Bertrand Hebert

 

“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

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

Best Canadian Sports Writing

Edited by Stacey May Fowles & Pasha Malla

 

38 pieces that will be remembered for seasons to come

For 25 years, sports journalists south of the border have been collected in best-of anthologies. With Best Canadian Sports Writing, editors Stacey May Fowles and Pasha Malla offer a long overdue rejoinder from the North, ... 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