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    • Choice Not Chance: Rules for Building a Fierce Competitor

    • By: Joanne P. McCallie, Rob Rains, Mike Krzyzewski (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Tara Oaks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    A celebrated coach reveals the secrets to building a fierce competitor. At age 26, Joanne P. McCallie, aka Coach P, began her career at Maine, where in the span of eight years, she elevated the women's basketball program to a very competitive team that outdrew the men's crowds, a rarity in college sports. Over her tenure, she created the Choice Not Chance (CNC) philosophy, training kids how to think and focus on making the correct choices in life. She imparted her passionate philosophy to all of her players and now brings it to her efforts as head coach at Duke.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Lisa on 03-21-15

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Jack Buck: 'That's a Winner!'

    • By: Jack Buck, Rob Rains, Bob Broeg
    • Narrated by: Bruce Horlick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In his forthright and honest autobiography, St. Louis Cardinal, World Series, and Super Bowl broadcaster Jack Buck entertains all of his fans once more in a different setting. Jack Buck: "That's A Winner!" does more than entertain, however. It provides readers with an inside look at a man they have listened to so often they consider him part of the family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • One on one conversation format

    • By Charles West on 02-08-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • James Naismith

    • The Man Who Invented Basketball
    • By: Rob Rains, Hellen Carpenter
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It seems unlikely that James Naismith, who grew up playing "Duck on the Rock" in the rural community of Almonte, Canada, would invent one of America's most popular sports. But Rob Rains and Hellen Carpenter's fascinating, in-depth biography James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball shows how this young man - who wanted to be a medical doctor, or if not that, a minister (in fact, he was both) - came to create a game that has endured for over a century.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable biography of basketball's founder

    • By Leslie on 06-22-15

    Regular price: $19.95