Changing the Game (Play by Play #2) by Jaci Burton
Romance/Drama , Series , Sports / July 30, 2011

If the first book of Play by Play series tell a story of Mick Riley, then this second book of the series tell the story of Mick’s brother, Gavin Riley. Just like his brother, Gavin is a superstar athlete. If Mick is a Football player then Gavin is a Baseball player. After an unexpected kiss from his agent Elizabeth Darnell, Gavin decides to mix a little pleasure with his business and spend his preseason finding out what Liz wears under her straight-laced business suits. For Elizabeth their arrangement is a dream come true since she’s been in love with him for years. But the fun soon becomes something serious and when old family hurts resurface to put their new-found relationship in jeopardy will their love be strong enough to overcome the interference or will they strike out? Published by Berkley Heat on August 2nd 2011, this adult romance fiction in sports world is available ebook and Paperback version for now. Inside it 320 pages, New York Time Bestselling author Jaci Burton has create a story that you can read as a standalone book even though it was originally is a part of a series. Changing the Game‘s characters are well…

Swing Your Sword by Mike Leach (ebook)
Non-Fiction , Sports / July 18, 2011

Swing Your Sword: Leading the Charge in Football and Life is a non-fiction sports book by Mike Leach, Bruce Feldman, Peter Berg (Afterword) and Michael Lewis (Foreword). Released July 19th 2011 by Diversion Publishing Corp., this 272 pages book is available in ebook and Hardcover version start from $9.99. Swing Your Sword: Leading the Charge in Football and Life Summary SWING YOUR SWORD is the first ever book by one of the most fascinating and successful coaches in sports today. A maverick who took an unlikely path to coaching through law school, Mike Leach talks about his unorthodox approach to coaching and the choices that have brought him success throughout his career. A lover of the game who started creating formations and drawing his own plays as a kid, Leach took his Texas Tech Red Raiders to numerous bowl games, achieving the #2 slot in national rankings and being voted 2008 Coach of the Year before being unceremoniously fired at the end of the 2009 season. The scandalous nature of his dismissal created a media frenzy and began a personal battle between Leach and his accusers that remains unresolved. Swing Your Sword: Leading the Charge in Football and Life Review…

Those Guys Have All the Fun ebook by James Andrew Miller, Tom Shales
Historical , Non-Fiction , Sports / May 19, 2011

Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales will hits bookshelves May 24th 2011. This Non-fiction book about ESPN’s history released by Little, Brown and Company, this 624 pages book contain a complete and never-before revealed history of ESPN. Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN is a wild, smart, effervescent look at the triumph, genius, ego, and rise of an empire unlike any television has ever seen. ESPN began as an outrageous gamble with a lineup that included Australian Rules Football, rodeo, and a rinky-dinky clip show called Sports Center. Today the empire stretches far beyond television into radio, magazines, mobile phones,the internet, video games and more, while ESPN’s personalities have become global superstars to rival the sports icons they cover.Chris Berman, Robin Roberts, Keith Olbermann, Hannah Storm, Bill Simmons, Tony Kornheiser, Stuart Scott, Erin Andrews, Mike Ditka, Bob Knight, and scores of others speak openly about the games, shows, scandals, gambling addictions, bitter rivalries, and sudden suspensions that make up the network’s soaring and stormy history. The result is a wild, smart, effervescent story of triumph, genius, ego, and the rise of an empire…

Basketball Junkie: A Memoir eBook by Chris Herren, Bill Reynolds
Biography/Memoir , Non-Fiction , Sports / May 10, 2011

Basketball Junkie: A Memoir by Chris Herren and Bill Reynolds is Herren’s memoir book. First released May 10th 2011 by St. Martin’s Press, this 288 pages book tell the story about what happens when a town and a family pressure a favorite son to embody their dreams, which turn out to be his nightmare. If a book can be both anguished and celebratory, this is it. Herren’s account of his descent into hell and back show that beyond the bench pressing and the sprints and all the other prep work that help to create an athlete, in the end, character-building is the one drill that really matters. Highly recommended book for hoops fan, if you are not, you can still enjoy this book because the book recount is chilling and feel-good. It also contain some messages for parents to guide their children. Other Sports Non-fiction books: Stan Musial, In The Blink of An Eye, I Beat The Odds, etc Basketball Junkie: A Memoir Summary

Stan Musial: An American Life (ebook) by George Vecsey
Biography/Memoir , Non-Fiction , Sports / May 10, 2011

Stan Musial: An American Life by George Vecsey is a sport biography book about Musial’s life as the man behind the batting stance. Released May 10th 2011 by ESPN , this 400 pages presents a picture of a baseball icon against the backdrop of his times and environment as told through interviews with the people around him, in addition to other research. Stan Musial book review: PHis batting crouch was unforgettable #58; His back bent and square the pitcher, his head peeking over his shoulder; a tight spring ready to uncoil. During his long career (1941-1963) with the St. Louis Cardinals, Stan Musial batted .331, amassed 3,630 hits, won three National League MVP awards, and was named to 24 All Star teams. Off the field, he was as steady as he was on, attracting none of the headlines or controversy of Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams. For that reason, George Vecsey’s new biography of “Stan the Man” is the first to pay due justice this baseball and life Hall of Famer. (P.S. On November 21st, Stan Musial turned 90.) Stan Musial: An American Life Summary

Leverage ebook by JCC download
Romance/Drama , Sports , Young Adult / February 17, 2011

Leverage is a sports novel for young adult genre reader. If The Perfect Play (another sport novel by Victoria ALexander} was for adult since it focus on romance story, then this book is for teens since it focused on friendship of highschool students. This book story is about a highschool football team, as well as a gymnastics team, and about bullying, and acceptance, and about friendship as well. The two main characters, Kurt and Danny have alternating chapters. Kurt moves to town as being recruited by the football team. He had a shady background but is revered for his girth and muscles. Danny is a skinny gymnast who doesnt’ stand out in high school. When a horrific event puts the two of them together, they must together face a group of horrific and ruthless high school bullies. Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen Summary: The football field is a battlefield There’s an extraordinary price for victory at Oregrove High. It is paid on—and off—the football field. And it claims its victims without mercy—including the most innocent bystanders. When a violent, steroid-infused, ever-escalating prank war has devastating consequences, an unlikely friendship between a talented but emotionally damaged fullback and a promising gymnast…