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  • Great Athletes – Designed for middle and high school readers, this 8-volume set presents articles on the lives, sports careers, and unique achievements of athletes from around the world in more than sixty different sports. Every article contains a photograph of the athlete as well as "Additional Sources" such as books, articles, or web sites about the athlete or sport covered in the article.
  • Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives: Sports Figures – This two-volume set profiles 614 athletes representing the wide range of American sports from auto racing to wrestling. In addition to athletic accomplishments, each biography includes family background, influences, and achievements outside the realm of sports. Most of the entries range from two to three pages in length and include a black-and-white photograph.
  • Baseball America… Almanac -- This almanac includes major league news and statistics, an overview of each team’s season, the minor league year in review, comprehensive college coverage, draft information, high school, foreign, and winter league coverage.
  • Official NBA Guide -- Provides information about NBA teams including team executives and coaching staff, schedules, player rosters, first-round draft picks, team statistics and top players. Also provides sections on history, records, and a review of every season in NBA history, including statistics and standings.
  • Official… National Football League Record & Fact Book -- Authorized by the NFL, this record book provides a chronological history of professional football since 1869, a digest of NFL rules, all-time team vs. team results, game-by-game summaries of the season, all-time individual and team records, and season statistics.
  • Sports Market Place Directory -- This directory is a guide to over 15,000 sports organizations, teams, corporate sponsors, sports agents, marketing and event management agencies, media, manufacturers, and retailers.
Media
This 3-disc DVD set, The Fundamentals of Hitting, Pitching, and Defense, provides instruction on how to play baseball the "Ripken Way."
Butch Harmon teaches you how to manage every aspect of your golf game in this 3-disc DVD series. He provides instruction on the short game, how to hit the ball with power and accuracy, and how to manage the overall game for lower scores.
This 6-disc DVD series by major league hitting coach Dave Hudgens teaches drills and exercises to improve your hitting mechanics. Topics covered include power hitting, conquering the curveball, strength and conditioning, vision training, and techniques to shorten your swing and produce a quicker, more powerful swing.
The Authentic Little League Baseball guide to Basic Fielding, Basic Pitching, and Basic Hitting provide step-by-step instructions for learning the fundamentals of Little League Baseball. These DVDs include practice drills and techniques to help children improve their game in each of these areas.
In this 6-disc DVD series, Nick Bollettieri teaches you how to improve your technique for all the tennis strokes. The DVDs cover forehand, backhand, the serve, volley, hitting returns, drop shots, and lobs.
Terry Laughlin, founder and head coach of Total Immersion Swimming, has created a series of instructional DVDs to help you improve your technique for the different swimming strokes. DVDs cover freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.
This 4-disc DVD series on track and field features instruction from University of Alabama coaches in four areas: throwing events, jumping events, distance running, and sprints, hurdles, and relays.
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