Watch Your Back - Official bios, stats, and moves lists for all 65 WWETM Superstars - Tips for Season Mode, with hidden items exposed - Detailed overviews for Create Mode - Every WWETM Legend covered - Strategies for all match types
"One of the undiscovered annual treasures of the American Sports Library" (Bill James), this unique book provides punchy analysis, state-of-the-art statistics, and easy-to-follow charts by John Grimwade of Sports Illustrated.
Slams, streaks, and Superstar stats! WWE Record Breakers counts up slams, reigns, and extreme moments in WWE history—with hundreds of facts accompanied by full-color photographs. The record-breaking Superstar action spans decades, from Bruno Sammartino to Rey Mysterio. Which superstar was 21-0 in WrestleMania wins? Who has the longest undefeated streak? Which Superstar is a supersized 598 pounds? Which Superstar do you think will break the next record? After all, records are meant to be crushed.
Showcasing one of professional football’s best players, this book spotlights the life and career of gridiron great Tom Brady. More than just a biography, it relates Brady’s story while also establishing his prominent place in NFL history. By examining his skills and statistics in a variety of categories and comparing him to other great quarterbacks—including Peyton Manning, Joe Montana, Bart Starr, Johnny Unitas, Roger Staubach, Aaron Rodgers, and more—the guide makes a strong case for Brady as football’s best signal caller. Along the way, his best moments as a Patriot are revisited, from championship seasons spanning from 2001 to 2015, to his favorite receivers, to his relationship with legendary coach Bill Belichick and the "Deflategate" scandal in 2015. With detailed sidebars on Brady’s celebrity status, fashion sense, much-talked-about hair, and supermodel wife, this revised and updated edition is a must-have for faithful New England fans and pro football buffs alike.
Executing a dunk in a National Basketball League game takes a lot of practice. It also takes a lot of science! Readers discover the many areas of science that can be seen in action during a basketball game, including physics and biology. They also explore the ways science, technology, engineering, and math come together in the world of basketball. Colorful photographs, fact-filled sidebars, and helpful graphic organizers keep readers engaged as they explore basic STEM curriculum topics in a fresh way. Readers will be eager to visit the basketball court and see science in action after turning the final page.
"Basketball players, coaches, and fans can tell a lot about a game from its statistics. Explore the most important team and individual stats, and learn why the numbers matter, with fun facts, charts, graphs, and more"
Top Players, Record Breakers, Facts & Stats, Independent & Unofficial
Author: Clive Gifford
Get the lowdown on basketball's greatest players. This awesome book is packed with all-action photos, incredible facts and stats, plus all the essential info you need to know about the basketball superstars who will blaze a trail through the 2017--18 season. And many more basketball superstars.
Everything any fan needs to know. Club Soccer 101 is the essential guide to 101 of the most storied soccer clubs in the world. The book covers the history of European powerhouses like Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, and Real Madrid; historic South American clubs like Boca Juniors, Corinthians, Penarol, and Santos; and rising clubs from Africa, Asia, and America, including such leading MLS clubs as LA Galaxy, New York Red Bulls, and Seattle Sounders. Writing with the passion and panache of a deeply knowledgeable and opinionated fan, Luke Dempsey explains what makes each club distinctive: their origins, fans, and style of play; their greatest (and most heartbreaking) seasons and historic victories and defeats; and their most famous players—from Pelé, Eusébio, and Maradona to Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, and Ronaldo. With club soccer exploding in popularity, Club Soccer 101 provides everything any fan needs to know.
"Batter's up! Take a close-up look at more than 25 of baseball's best, including Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, JD Martinez of the Boston Red Sox, Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays, Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs, and Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees. This book gives fans all the need-to-know info about these players, plus a "How Well Do You Know the MLB?" quiz."--Publisher's description.