Great Moments in the Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics are chock full of epic athletic achievements across hundreds of disciplines, especially Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Swimming. These are the sports that gave us Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis, Wilma Rudolph and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olga Korbut and Mary Lou Retton—tremendous at...

The Greatest Sports Team Rivalries

Competition is the name of the game in sports. But without a doubt, the fiercest battles are fought when longtime rivals come face to face. Here are in-depth looks at five such legendary rivalries:...

Great Moments in American Auto Racing

The history of auto racing is chock-full of famous moments, with big-name drivers like Mario Andretti and Jeff Gordon. The histories of the Indy 500 and Daytona 500 races are rich with legendary drivers, family dynasties, rivalries, and tragedies. Fans of this sport are truly loyal and fanatical, an...

World Cup

  Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience — and no other competition electrifies its fans like the World Cup. Now, just in time for the next World Cup competition, comes a book just for kids, jam-packed with information about each and every World Cup ever played....

Great Moments in Basketball History

The history of basketball is chock-full of famous buzzer-beating shots, amazing game-saving plays, and thrilling maneuvers that defy gravity. All fans have their favorite memory, just as they have their favorite team and their favorite player. Now here’s a book that offers a look back at more than...

The New York Yankees

  The New York Yankees played their first game in the American League in 1903. Since then, they have become the best team in baseball, bar none. Now this action-packed and fact-filled volume brings the Yankee’s great history to life. From Babe Ruth’s called shot and Lou Gehrig’s tearful f...

World Series

For more than a century, the World Series has captivated baseball fans with edge-of-the-seat excitement. From Walter Johnson’s extraordinary pitching in 1924, to Babe Ruth’s Called Shot in 1932, to Willie Mays’ catch in 1954 and Reggie Jackson’s three-in-a-row home runs in 1977, to the “re...

Superbowl

  There is no football game more exciting than the Super Bowl, the match that pits the best AFC team against the best NFC team in a battle for the NFL championship. Thrilling last-second victories, crushing defeats, jaw-dropping touchdown catches—and misses!—the Super Bowl has it all. In th...

The Olympics

The Olympic Games offer athletes something few others sporting events can: the chance to be recognized as the best in the world at a given sport. With stories of great triumphs (such as Nadia Comaneci’s amazing feat of scoring seven perfect scores in gymnastics) and losses (such as U.S. diver Greg...