New Arrivals · Sports & Outdoor Recreation

September 2, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Safe tennis : how to train and play to avoid injury and stay healthy

September 1, 2015
Martz, Jim.
xii, 119 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Correct preparation is important in all aspects of life, but if you fail to warm up properly before playing tennis it could land you in the hospital for weeks. Just look how often professional tennis players are getting injured--sometimes bringing an early end to a promising career--and consider that these athletes are in peak physical shape. So just imagine the risk you are putting yourself at when you venture out for your weekly tennis match. With step-by-step images to accompany the text, 'Safe Tennis' teaches you how to avoid these injuries and how to properly prepare yourself with detailed warm-up plans and exercises that specifically strengthen you for the sport of tennis. This includes stretching exercises that are designed by physical therapists who specialize in sports medicine. You will also learn the correct way to cool down after your match because injuries can arise if you let your body cool too quickly. Without the worry of nagging injuries, your time on the court will be that much more enjoyable." -- Publisher annotation.

Hail to the Redskins : Gibbs, Riggins, the Hogs, and the glory days of D.C.'s football dynasty

August 28, 2015
Lazarus, Adam.
New York, NY : William Morrow, [2015]
xvi, 367 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations , portraits (some color) ; 24 cm

The Rugby World Cup : the definitive photographic history

August 28, 2015
Gallagher, Brendan (Sports writer), author.
London : Bloomsbury Sport, 2015.
224 pages : chiefly illustrations (black and white, and color) ; 29 cm
Includes index.

Think rugby : a guide to purposeful team play

August 28, 2015
Greenwood, Jim, 1928-2010, author.
London : Bloomsbury, 2015.
224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Previous edition: London: A. & C. Black, 2004.
Includes index.

The lost art of reading nature's signs : use outdoor clues to find your way, predict the weather, locate water, track animals--and other forgotten skills

August 27, 2015
Gooley, Tristan.
New York : Experiment, 2015.
xii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"First published in Great Britain in 2014 as The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs: Their Meaning and the Art of Making Predictions and Deductions by Sceptre."

The Badger : the life of Bernard Hinault and the legacy of French cycling

August 26, 2015
Fotheringham, William.
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, 2015.
x, 370 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Originally published in Great Britain as "Bernard Hinault and the fall and rise of French cycling" by Yellow Jersey Press, Random House, London.

Billion-dollar ball : a journey through the big-money culture of college football

August 24, 2015
Gaul, Gilbert M., author.
xix, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
The Gilded Age Of College Football -- The Unlikely Charity Known As College Football -- Return On Investment: The Art Of Paying A Coach $23 Million Not To Coach -- Walking With Mr. Baldwin: In The Land Of Accidental Students -- Why The South Lost The War But Wins At Football -- How Women's Rowing Saved College Football: Working The Bar Scene For Recruits -- To Have And Have Not: How College Presidents Fumbled Reform.
Examines the economics and culture surrounding college football, discussing how in the last decade football programs have overtaken universities, creating entertainment factories where sports are more important than education.

Circus maximus : the economic gamble behind hosting the Olympics and the World Cup

August 24, 2015
Zimbalist, Andrew S.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2015]
xiii, 174 pages ; 24 cm
What's wrong with the Olympics and the World Cup -- Setting the stage -- The short-run economic impact -- The long-run economic impact -- Barcelona and Sochi -- Rio-Brazil and London -- Bread or circuses?.

Hiking Montana.

August 24, 2015
Helena, Mont. : Falcon Publishing
v. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Vols. for <2004>- by Bill Schneider and Russ Schneider.
Imprint varies: <2004>- Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press.

The complete guide to hunting, butchering, and cooking wild game. Volume 1

August 18, 2015
Rinella, Steven, author.
xiii, 400 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
"A Spiegel & Grau trade paperback original."
Gear -- Tactics and strategies -- Big game : species and methods -- Butchering -- Cooking big game.

Winning ingredients for soap box derby kit cars

August 18, 2015
Fulton, David, author.
Indianapolis, Indiana : David Fulton, 2015.
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 22 cm
Previously published, in part, as: Winning ingredients for soap box derby racers. Indianapolis, Indiana : D. Fulton, 2015.
"All illustrations and photos are by the author."

Black belt fitness for life : a 7-week plan to achieve lifelong wellness

August 13, 2015
Kang, Tae Sun.
North Claredon, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, [2015]
160 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Finding the will : the story of Grandmaster Tae Sun Kang -- Jump start -- Finding the fountain of youth -- Developing confidence through the tenents of taekwondo -- Exercise and food plan for life.

Suga wata : a memoir

August 13, 2015
Cooper, Arshay, author.
Minneapolis, MN : Wise Ink Creative Publishing, [2015]
248 pages ; 22 cm
"The affluent world of crew is rocked by the first all-black high school rowing team in the country. Out of their neglected neighborhood, a group of young men emerge to show that there are new heroes and bonds that can be found amidst the noise and chaos of the Westside of Chicago. Led by a kind but determined benefactor and an inspired team captain, the Manley crew team must overcome obstacles to discover what it really means to succeed"--Page 4 of cover.

Twelve yards : the art and psychology of the perfect penalty kick

August 12, 2015
Lyttleton, Ben, author.
v, 342 pages : illustrations; 21 cm
"An all-encompassing look at the penalty kick, soccer's all-or-nothing play--its legendary moments and the secrets to its success No stretch of grass has been the site of more glory or heartbreak in the world of sports than the few dozen paces between goalkeeper and penalty kicker in soccer. In theory, it's simple: place the ball beyond a single defender and secure a place in history. But once the chosen players make the lonely march from their respective sides of the pitch, everything changes, all bets are off, and anything can happen. Drawing from the hardwon lessons of legendary games, in-depth statistical analysis, expert opinion, and the firsthand experience of coaches and players from around the world, journalist Ben Lyttleton offers insight into the diverse attitudes, tactics, and techniques that separate success from failure in one of the highest-pressure situations sports has to offer"-- Provided by publisher.

The day all the stars came out : Major League Baseball's first all-star game, 1933

August 11, 2015
Freedman, Lew.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2010.
vi, 225 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
"This is a history of Major League Baseball's first All-Star Game, originally conceived in 1933 as a one-time "Game of the Century" to lift the spirits of the nation and its people in the midst of the Great Depression. The work describes the game, from the Chicago Tribune's early advocacy for the contest through every play"--Provided by publisher.


August 10, 2015
Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team)
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : [Cincinnati Reds]
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has original printed wrappers.

Official scorecard

August 10, 2015
Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team)
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : Cincinnati Baseball Club Company
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Title from cover.
Copies in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room have original printed wrappers.

Babe Ruth as I knew him.

August 10, 2015
Hoyt, Waite, 1898-
New York : Dell Pub. Co., ©1948.
50 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm

Triple H : at the top of his game

August 6, 2015
Donovan, Sandra, 1967-
North Mankato, Minn. : Capstone Press, c2013.
48 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
"Describes the life of Triple H, both in and out of the ring"--Provided by publisher.

Intangiball : the subtle things that win baseball games

August 5, 2015
Wheeler, Lonnie.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
xv, 271 pages ; 24 cm
"A unique and refreshing ode to the "little things" that represent baseball's heartbeat--the player who, in countless ways, makes other players better. Intangiball tracks the progress of the Cincinnati Reds through five years of culture change, beginning with the trades of decorated veterans Adam Dunn and Ken Griffey, Jr. It also draws liberally from such character-conscious clubs as the Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees, and Tampa Bay Rays. Author, sportswriter, and eternal fan of the game, Lonnie Wheeler systematically identifies the performance-enhancing qualities (PEQs) that together comprise the "communicable competitiveness" that he calls "teamship." Intangiball is not designed to debunk Moneyball, but rather to sketch in what it left out: "What order is there to a baseball world in which a struggling rookie benefits not a bit from the encouraging words of the veteran who drapes his arm around the kid's shoulders; in which Derek Jeter's professionalism serves none but him; in which there is no reward for hustle, no edge for enthusiasm, no payoff for sacrifice; in which there is no place for the ambient contributions of David Eckstein, Marco Scutaro, or the aging, battered Scott Rolen; in which shared purpose serves no purpose?" Intangibles, as it turns out, not only ennoble the game; they help win it. And this is the book every fan must read"-- Provided by publisher.

Everyday bicycling : how to ride a bike for transportation (whatever your lifestyle)

July 29, 2015
Blue, Elly, author.
Portland OR : Microcosm Publishing, 2015.
127 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
How to ride a bike -- Your life, by bike -- Bicycle adoption, care, and feeding -- Carrying things by bike -- Family bicycling -- Get organized.
"Everyday Bicycling is a guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. Elly Blue introduces you to the basics, including street smarts, bike shopping, dressing professionally, carrying everything from groceries to children to furniture, and riding in all weather. With its positive, practical approach, this book is perfect for anyone who has ever dreamed of riding a bicycle for transportation. This new edition is revised and updated to include bike share, bicycling with pets, and carrying other adults by bike."--Provided by publisher.

The stylish life. Tennis.

July 24, 2015
Kempen : teNeues, 2015.
176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.

The stylish life. Golf.

July 24, 2015
Kempen : teNeues, 2015.
176 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.

That's Muhammad Ali's brother! : my life on the undercard

July 21, 2015
Ali, Rahaman, 1940- author.
New York, NY : Page Publishing ; 2015.
163 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm

Yes! : my improbable journey to the main event of WrestleMania

July 20, 2015
Bryan, Daniel, 1981- author.
vi, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
One of the most popular WWE champions. This behind the scenes story is told for the first time by Bryan himself.


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