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Zondervan Birds of Pray: The Story of the Philadelphia Eagles’ Faith, Brotherhood, and Super Bowl Vi Audiobook

Zondervan Birds of Pray: The Story of the Philadelphia Eagles’ Faith, Brotherhood, and Super Bowl Vi

Author: Rob Maaddi Narrator: Maurice England, Rob Maaddi, Sean Neff Release Date: July 2018

Written by Philly native and Associated Press sportswriter Rob Maaddi, Birds of Pray is the most extensive book to explore the faith behind the football of the Philadelphia Eagles, with exclusive interviews with the players, never-before-seen photos, and insider accounts of the miracle season’s most memorable moments.

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Zonal Marking: The Making of Modern European Football Audiobook

Zonal Marking: The Making of Modern European Football

Author: Michael Cox Narrator: Colin Mace Release Date: May 2019

An insightful, comprehensive and always entertaining appreciation of how European football has developed over the last three decades by the author of the much heralded The Mixer. Continental football has always cast a spell over the imagination. From the attacking flair of Real Madrid of the 50s to the defensive brilliance of the Italians in the 60s and onto the total football of the Dutch in the 70s, the European leagues have been where the game has most evolved and taken its biggest steps forward. And over the last three decades, since the rebranding of the Champions League in 1992, that pattern has continued unabated, with each major European footballing nation playing its part in how the game's tactics have developed. From the intelligent use of space displayed by the phenomenal Ajax team of the early 90s, to the dominance of the highly strategic Italian league in the late 90s and onto the technical wizardry of Barcelona's tiki-taka, the European game continues to reinvent the tactical dimension of the game, creating blueprints which both club and national teams around the world strive to follow. In Zonal Marking, Michael Cox brilliantly investigates and analyses the major leagues around Europe over specific time periods and demonstrates the impact each has made on how the game is now played. Highly entertaining and packed full of wonderful anecdotes, this is the first book of its kind to take an overview of modern European football, and lays bare just how much the international language of football can be shaped by a nation's unique identity.

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Zero Regrets: Be Greater Than Yesterday Audiobook

Zero Regrets: Be Greater Than Yesterday

Author: Apolo Ohno, Apolo Ohno Narrator: Apolo Ohno, Apolo Ohno Release Date: October 2010

"Zero regrets. It's a philosophy not just about sport but about life. School, business, academics, love'anything and everything. It's complicated and yet not. You have to figure out who it is you want to be. Not what you want to be'who. There has to be a vision, a dream, a plan. Then you chase that with everything you've got." Over three consecutive Olympic games, Apolo Ohno has come to symbolize the very best of the competitive spirit'remaining equally gracious in victory and defeat, always striving to improve his performance, and appreciating the value of the hard work of training as much as any reward it might bring. In Zero Regrets, Apolo shares the inspiring personal story behind his remarkable success, as well as the hard-won truths and strategies he has discovered in good times and bad. Raised by his single father, an immigrant from Japan who often worked twelve-hour days, the young Apolo found it difficult to balance his enormous natural gifts as an athlete with an admittedly wild, rebellious streak. After making a name for himself as a promising young speed skater, his career was almost over before it began when his lack of preparation caused him to finish last at the U.S. Olympic trials in 1998. A life-changing week of solitary soul-searching at the age of fifteen led him to recommit himself to his training, and at the 1999 world junior championships he won first place overall'one of the most remarkable turnarounds in sports history. From that moment on, the world of speed skating had a new champion and Apolo was on his way to legendary status. Much more than an account of races won and lost, Zero Regrets is a compelling portrait of a father-and-son relationship that deepened over time and was based on respect, love, and unshakable faith in each other. For the first time, Apolo reveals what he knows about his long-absent mother; he makes us feel what it is like to face the best competitors on the planet with the eyes of millions of fans upon you; and he shares his secrets for achieving total focus and mental toughness, secrets that can be applied in situations well beyond sports. We learn the details of the unbelievably intense workout and diet that he endured while training for the 2010 Winter Olympics, a regime that literally reshaped his body and led to some of his most thrilling victories.

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You’re Out and You’re Ugly, Too! Audiobook

You’re Out and You’re Ugly, Too!

Author: Durwood Merrill Narrator: Adams Morgan Release Date: August 2012

One of the most colorful and beloved characters in major league baseball, Durwood Merrill talks about the game’s many personalities and gives an up-close and personal account of life on the diamond, in the clubhouse, and beyond. With over two decades of laugh-out-loud anecdotes and controversial opinions, Merrill makes the call on managers, relating his explosive relationships with them and the viciously hilarious barbs they trade. He allows the listener to enter baseball’s most private places, from the clubhouse to the mound and home plate, and he rates all the top players he’s seen in his career. You’re Out and You’re Ugly, Too! covers all the bases as Merrill offers his most colorful experiences and his seasoned, experienced insights on the state of baseball today.

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Your 15th Club Audiobook

Your 15th Club

Author: Bob Cullen, Bob Rotella Narrator: Bob Rotella Release Date: May 2008

Any golfer will understand this: You go out to the driving range, you warm up with your irons, everything is going right. You pull out your utility clubs, you are hitting great. Your driver -- boom. The ball flies far and lands just where you want it. You head for the practice green...you drain every putt from 30 feet in. Time to play with your friends. Eighteen delicious holes and you are going to show them how good you are. Your mind starts racing a bit. Am I too confident? Am I too relaxed? Thoughts starts creeping in, but you still believe. You line up over the first tee ready to drill it. Everything is going to be great.... Whack! You can't believe it -- you spray the ball 30 yards to the right, short and in deep rough. You try to punch out to the fairway...only it goes to the other rough. And so on . . you end up quadruple bogey. Your day is shot... It happens to every golfer. The mind becomes their worst enemy. It's not physical. It's all in the head. How do listeners get their brains back to practice range? Why did it change? The preeminent golf psychologist Bob Rotella, whose counsel and knowledge is sought by hundreds of thousands, including the world's top players, has spent years trying to discover a way to get golfers to stay in the mindset that they can thrive in. In Your 15th Club, Rotella has done just that: come up with a plan to help golfers play at their optimal best. It is something that every golfer will want to learn.

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Young Woman and the Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World Audiobook

Young Woman and the Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World

Author: Glenn Stout Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: August 2016

In 1926, before skirt lengths inched above the knee and before anyone was ready to accept that a woman could test herself physically, a plucky American teenager named Trudy Ederle captured the imagination of the world when she became the first woman to swim the English Channel. It was, and still is, a feat more incredible and uncommon than scaling Mount Everest. Upon her return to the United States, "Trudy of America" became the most famous woman in the world. And just as quickly, she disappeared from the public eye. A Set against the backdrop of the roaring 1920s, Young Woman and the Sea is the dramatic and inspiring story of Ederleas pursuit of a goal no one believed possible, and the price she paid. The moment Trudy set foot on land, triumphant, she had shattered centuries of stereotypes and opened doors for generations of women to come. A truly magnetic and often misunderstood character whose story is largely forgotten, Trudy Ederle comes alive in these pages through Glenn Stoutas exhaustive new research.

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You Let Some Girl Beat You?: The Story of Ann Meyers Drysdale Audiobook

You Let Some Girl Beat You?: The Story of Ann Meyers Drysdale

Author: Ann Meyers Drysdale, Joni Ravenna Narrator: Pam Ward Release Date: June 2012

Ann Meyers Drysdale tells how she blasted through basketball barriers and stereotypes to become one of Time magazine's Top 10 Female Sports Pioneers.

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You Can Observe a Lot by Watching: What I've Learned About Teamwork From the Yankees and Life Audiobook

You Can Observe a Lot by Watching: What I've Learned About Teamwork From the Yankees and Life

Author: Dave Kaplan, Yogi Berra Narrator: Dale Berra Release Date: July 2008

What does it take to be a real team player, especially in a society that glorifies selfishness and a corporate culture that often uses 'team player' as a buzzword but rewards only the showboaters and prima donnas? Well, You Can Observe a Lot by Watching. In this happy and hilarious guide to teamwork, sportsmanship, and winning, Yogi Berra draws on the timeless wisdom handed down by example from ballplayers who came before him to inspire you to make the right choices and become not only a better team player - at sports, at work, and in life - but a better person. Filled with colorful stories from his life and career, not to mention the down-to-earth wit and insight that Yogi fans love, You Can Observe a Lot by Watching shows you how to make a bad team good and a good team great.

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You Are an Ironman: How Six Weekend Warriors Chased Their Dream of Finishing the World's Toughest Tr Audiobook

You Are an Ironman: How Six Weekend Warriors Chased Their Dream of Finishing the World's Toughest Tr

Author: Jacques Steinberg Narrator: Kirby Heyborne Release Date: September 2011

New York Times bestselling author Jacques Steinberg takes listeners inside the Ironman triathlon.

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Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee Audiobook

Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee

Author: Allen Barra Narrator: Norman Dietz Release Date: April 2009

The gripping biography of the legendary Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra, one of the most quotable figures in American culture.

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Yoga for Vitality Audiobook

Yoga for Vitality

Author: Sue Fuller Narrator: Sue Fuller Release Date: June 2016

Yoga for Vitality is a 60 minute guided session suitable for those with some knowledge of basic yoga postures. The session contains effective yoga postures and techniques that will boost your energy levels without fatiguing the body. Yoga for Vitality includes yoga postures and techniques that will disperse stagnant energy and remove blockages in the energy zones so that your energy can flow freely to all areas of the body. The session includes two different dancing warrior sequences, these focus on the connection between breath and movement and encourage the body and mind to feel refreshed and recharged. At the end of the session the closing postures will deeply relax your body and mind and leave you with an increased sense of health and well-being. The session is accompanied by a PDF guide booklet that highlights the instructions and gives a series of reference photos for each yoga posture and technique featured. Yoga for Vitality is devised and instructed by Sue Fuller and was recorded in a professional sound studio. Sue is a leading yoga and relaxation teacher, writer and training course author. Sue has studied and taught yoga, meditation and relaxation around the world since 1995. She writes a monthly feature for the Yoga magazine and is the resident yoga expert for Natural Health magazine. **Please Contact Customer Service for Additional Documents**

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Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania Audiobook

Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania

Author: Craig Tello, Daniel Bryan Narrator: Daniel Bryan, Peter Berkrot Release Date: July 2015

YES! YES! YES! Daniel Bryan is the real deal. Everyone's favorite underdog, he's proven to the world and to all of WWE that looks can be deceiving. Just ask everyone who's ever underestimated him...right before he went out and whipped the WWE Universe into a frenzy.

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