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  1. Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success

    Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success

    Narrator: Sean Runnette
    Runtime: 4.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Join John Wooden and Jay Carty to discover the building blocks and key values—from confidence to faith—that have brought Coach to the pinnacle of success as a leader, a teacher and a follower of God.
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  2. Don't Waste Your Sports

    Don't Waste Your Sports

    Author: C.J. Mahaney
    Narrator: Sean Runnette
    Runtime: 1 Hr. - Unabridged
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    A concise audio encouraging Christian athletes to see sports as a true gift from God, created for his glory. "Why is it that sports seem to bring out the best and the worst in us?" asks author C. J. Mahaney. "Sports are a gift from God. But as soon as you introduce the human heart, things get complicated." For the Christian athlete, sports are one of the key battlegrounds in which pride and self-glory are regular temptations. If sports are indeed a gift from God, why are playing fields and courts so often arenas for our egos? How are we to enjoy sports in a godly way?
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  3. Double Play

    Double Play

    Runtime: 7.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    All-Star player Ben Zobrist (Tampa Bay Rays), considered one of the best all-around players in baseball, writes about the importance of his faith, life, and athletic career in Double Play. Written with his wife, Christian singer Julianna Zobrist, and MikeYorkey, best-selling author of Every Man's Battle and Linspired: The Remarkable Rise of Jeremy Lin, the book gives fans a first look into the heart of an athlete whose talent and devotion to God, family, and baseball make him one of the most loveable figures in the Major League today.
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  4. Free Byrd

    Free Byrd

    The Power of a Liberated Life

    Author: Paul Byrd
    Narrator: Tim Gregory
    Runtime: 8.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Cleveland Indians pitcher Paul Byrd gives an honest account of how he has kept his faith in God despite all the trials and temptations associated with the Major League Baseball lifestyle.
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  5. God and Football

    God and Football

    Author: Chad Gibbs
    Narrator: Chad Gibbs
    Runtime: 5.1 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    A die-hard football fan since childhood, Chad Gibbs travels to the twelve Southeastern conference schools during game day weekend in order to discover if football fanaticism in the South qualifies as idol worship.
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  6. Great Teams

    Great Teams

    16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently

    Author: Don Yaeger
    Runtime: 7.15 - Unabridged
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    "There is nothing more magical than watching a team come together, to manage adversity as a group, selflessly give to others, to find common purpose. Inspiring that to happen year-in and year-out is what keeps us in leadership. Don Yaeger has studied the best of the best. Now it is our turn to study this book.”—Mike Krzyzewski, five-time NCAA Tournament Champion, two-time Olympic Gold Medal Winning Basketball coach, Duke University Men’s Basketball What makes a team great? Not just good. Not just functional. But great? Over the last six years, long-time Sports Illustrated associate editor Don Yaeger has been invited by some of the greatest companies in the world to speak about the habits of high-performing individuals. Delivering an average of 80 keynote speeches per year, Don was approached by his most consistent client, Microsoft, to develop a talk on what allowed some teams to play at a championship level year after year. From Microsoft and Starbucks to the New England Patriots and San Antonio Spurs, what do some organizations do seemingly better than most all of their opponents? Don took the challenge. He began building into his travel schedule opportunities to interview our generation’s greatest team builders from the sports and business worlds. During this process, he has conducted more than 100 interviews with some of the most successful teams and organizations in the country. From those interviews, Don has identified 16 habits that drive these high-performing teams. Building on the stories, examples, and first-hand accounts, each chapter in Great Teams comes with applicable examples on how to apply these characteristics in any organization. Great Teams is the ultimate intersection of the sports and business worlds and a powerful companion for thought leaders, teams, managers, and organizations that seek to perform similarly. The insight shared in this book is sure to enhance any team in its pursuit of excellence. Great Teams Understand the “Why” Great Teams Allow Culture to Shape Who They Recruit Great Teams Run Successful Huddles Great Teams Manage Dysfunction, Friction, and Strong Personalities Great Teams See Value Others Miss Great Teams Know How to Win in Critical Situations Great Teams Embrace Change Great Teams Build a Mentoring Culture Great Teams Have a Rallying Cry “IT TAKES A SPECIAL FORMULA TO CONSTRUCT CHAMPIONSHIP QUALITY TEAMS AND IN THIS BOOK BY DON YAEGER YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SEE HOW GREAT TEAMS ARE FORMULATED. DON YAEGER IS AWESOME, BABY, WITH A CAPITAL ‘A’!” –Dick Vitale, Hall of Fame broadcaster, ESPN Everyone wants to work on or play on a Great Team. The differentiator I’ve noticed is that the best teams pay close attention to and protect their culture and their people. Don Yaeger shows in this book that the same lessons are true on the sporting fields. There’s much to be learned within these pages and I know you’ll enjoy. –Gary Kelly, CEO and Chairman of Southwest Airlines “There are so many parallels between building a great sports team and building a corporate one, not the least of which that great culture makes amazing things possible. Great Teams by Don Yaeger provides a roadmap for all of us...in either of those worlds.”—GJ Hart, CEO, California Pizza Kitchen
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  7. Happy, Happy, Happy

    Happy, Happy, Happy

    My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

    Runtime: 5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Life was always getting in the way of Phil Robertson's passion for duck hunting.An NFL bound quarterback playing ahead of Terry Bradshaw, Phil made his mark on Louisiana Tech University in the 1960s by playing football and completing his college career with a master's degreee in Education. But Phil's eyes were not often on the books or the ball; most of the time, they were looking to the sky.Phil grew up with the dream of living the simple life off the land like his forebears, but he soon found himself on a path to self-destruction; leasing a bar, drinking all the time, fighting, and wasting his talents. He almost lost it all until he gave his life to God. And with that everything changed.Phil's life story is structured around Rules for Living the Happy, Happy, Happy Life--such as "Don't let your kids grow up to be nerds," "Put the bottle down (you'll thank me in the morning)," "Never sell yourself short (you might become a millionaire)," and "It's cheaper to hire your relatives (unless you don't like them)."Phil's is the remarkable story of one man who followed the call he received from God and soon after invented a duck call that would begin an incredible journey to the life he had always dreamed of for himself and his family. With the love of his country, his family, and his maker, Phil has finally found the ingredients to the "happy, happy, happy" life he always wanted.
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  8. Home Run

    Home Run

    A Novel

    Narrator: John McLain
    Runtime: 8.9 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Baseball star Cory Brand knows how to win. But off the field, he’s spiraling out of control. Haunted by old wounds and regrets, his future seems as hopeless as his past. Until one moment — one mistake — changes everything. To save his career, Cory must go back to the town where it all began. His plan is simple: coach the local Little League team, complete a recovery program, and get out as fast as possible.
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  9. Jeremy Lin

    Jeremy Lin

    The Reason for the Linsanity

    Narrator: Feodor chin
    Runtime: 7 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin recently became a New York Knicks phenomenon  and he's the NBA's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. The  book will chronicle Lin's high school, college and early career in the  NBA with particular emphasis on the media explosion surrounding his  success as starting point guard with the Knicks.  It will explore how  Jeremy's Christian faith, family, education and cultural inheritance  have contributed to his success.  The book will also include interviews  with basketball experts on Jeremy's future in the NBA, Asian-American  thought leaders on the role of race in Jeremy's rise to stardom, and  renowned Christian athletes and pastors on the potent combination of  faith and sports.
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