Is There Life After Football? Surviving the NFL
by George E. Koonce Jr., et al.
A personal and professorial look at the ills of retirees and how to overcome them, by three Ph.D.'s, including one former NFLer.
A Baseball Life
by Ronald C. Modra (abaseballlife.com)
The 279 pages of photos take you on the field and in the locker room, covering everyone from Hank Aaron to Bryce Harper.
by Andrew Zimbalist
Numbers can lie, but that doesn't make them any less eye-popping in this economic analysis of hosting global sporting events.
The Fall Line
by Nathaniel Vinton
Well-paced tale of U.S. ski success, with an insider's look at the '14 season including Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn and gang.