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The Rainmaker Radio Show – Speak Up!

Speak Up

Kristen Ulmer is Ej's guest this week on the Rainmaker Radio Show. She is the author of The Art of Fear, and she is simply known as the most extreme woman athlete in all of North America.

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Ice Cube to Develop Dock Ellis Movie, & Other News

dock ellis

Sports news in films, on television and in books!

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Wrestling Books I Can’t Wait to Read

wrestling books

If you can’t get enough of professional wrestling — there’s Monday Night Raw, Smack Down, NXT, 205, all the pay-per-views and more, then how about picking some wrestling books? If I’m not watching the WWE’s many shows, I’m either watching films, television shows or reading. That’s me. Here are five wrestling books that are on my must-read list: Let’s start …

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The New Baseball Bible is Out!

The New Baseball Bible

Hey fans of baseball trivia, author Dan Schlossberg has done it again. This time, he’s published The New Baseball Bible. I’ve interviewed Dan multiple times (and appeared as a guest co-host on his Braves Banter podcast) and can tell you every one of his books are completely enjoyable. He’s written on umpire Al Clark and has written The 300 Club Have We Seen the …

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Jerry Maguire Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Jerry Maguire

“You had me at hello!” The movie ‘Jerry Maguire’ turned 20 this year and has brought us some of the most iconic lines in movie history. “Show me the money!” Sports agent Leigh Steinberg was the inspiration for the movie and the Jerry Maguire character and I had the chance, in 2014, to interview Leigh about his book The Agent: My …

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Sports Books as Stocking Stuffers

sports books

Sports books make great stocking stuffers.

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W.P. Kinsella, Author of “Shoeless Joe,” Dies at 81

w.p. kinsella

Both the literary and the sports worlds are mourning the death of W.P. Kinsella, the Canadian author who penned “Shoeless Joe,” the inspiration behind the movie ‘Field of Dreams.’ “Shoeless Joe” was Kinsella’s first novel and one that he is most famous for. It told the story of an Iowa farmer who, after hearing someone tell him “Build it and they will …

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Pigskin Rapture: It’s a Must Read

Pigskin Rapture

Yesterday was the start of the NFL season, while last weekend was the start of the college football season. The high school kids have also started their schedule. It’s football, football, football all the time, which is otherwise known as ‘the most wonderful time of the year.’ If you are a football fanatic, you must read “Pigskin Rapture: Four Days …

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What Would You Do If Your Coach Was a Murderer?

Kevin Kelly

When Kevin Kelly was on the 1974 Don Bosco Tech football team in inner-city Boston, back in the 1970s, he loved his coach. Years after Kelly graduated, he still quoted what his coach, Clyde Dempsey, told him throughout school. Coach Dempsey coached the kids all the way to the Catholic Conference championship and the memories of that time in Kelly’s …

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Great Summer Sports Books

Sports Books

Looking for a great sports book to read at the beach or for your long flight on your way to a summer vacation? There are so many well-written sports books that you can tote along (and a few for your kids too). Here are some of my favorites: When the Braves Ruled the Diamond; Fourteen Flags Over Atlanta: Written by Dan …

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