Boating Alaska (June, $23.95) by the Alaska Geographic Society explores Alaska's waterways with nonmotorized craft.
Improve Your Golf IQ: The Intelligent Workout for Better Club and Green Skills (Mar., $21.95) by John Cook offers a q&a format with detailed instructions.
Junior Tennis: A Complete Coaching Manual for the Young Tennis Player (Mar., $14.95) by Mark Vale features an illustrated tennis guide for kids.
Monsters of the Mat (Aug., $TBA) by Robert Picarello provides a complete guide to the wildest personalities from all the major wrestling organizations.
Tennis's Most Wanted: The Top Ten Books of Baseline Blunders, Clay Court Wonders, and Lucky Lobs (June, $12.95) by Floyd Conner reveals amusing moments in tennis history.
Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook, 2002 Edition (July, $21.95), edited by Chris Dortch, includes information about every Division 1-A football team in the country.
Run for It: A Woman's Guide to Running for Physical and Emotional Health (May, $14.95) by Karen Bridson explores the psychological and physical benefits of running.
Making Little League Baseball More Fun for Kids: 30 Games and Drills Guaranteed to Improve Skills and Attitudes (Mar., $12.95) by Randy Voorhees arms coaches with training methods for fun and results.
Making Her Mark: Firsts and Milestones in Women's Sports (June, $16.95) by Ernestine Miller features key events, records and accomplishments in women's sports from the 1880s to the present.
The Ultimate Tiger Woods Trivia Book (May, $10.95) by Mike Towle offers hundreds of tidbits about this champion golfer.
DA CAPO PRESS
Chasing Tiger: The Tiger Woods Reader (Apr., $15), edited by Glenn Stout, features profiles, commentary and reporting on this popular athlete.
IVAN R. DEE
Reprint: Red Smith on Baseball: The Game's Greatest Writer on the Game's Greatest Years (Mar., $18.95) by Red Smith.
Nice Girls Finish First: The Remarkable Story of Notre Dame's Rise to the Top of Women's College Basketball (Mar., $19.95) by Mark Bradford takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Lady Irish champions.
KISS: Guide to Fishing (Apr., $19.95) by Robert Roth. The Keep It Simple Series continues to inspire and instruct with its visual, accessible style.
The Calumet Collection: A History of the Calumet Trophies (Apr., $16.95) by Judy Marchman and Tom Hall highlights trophies and the horses that won them.
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Amazing Athletes of the 20th Century (Mar., $24.95) by Mike McGovern looks at the lives and careers of great sports names.
Cycling Colorado's Mountain Passes (Apr., $17.95) by Kurt Magsamen offers a comprehensive guide for bicycling Colorado's 38 highest paved mountain roads.
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Step-by-Step Golf Techniques (Mar., $19.95) by Derek Lawrenson looks to help players lower their scores as fast as possible.
Stan Smith's Winning Doubles (May, $19.95) by Stan Smith covers everything from selecting a partner to doubles-specific stroke techniques and drills.
Swimming Fastest (July, $42.95) by Ernest Maglishco contains more than 600 photos and illustrations to show the technique of the four primary strokes.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Who Was Traded for Lefty Grove?: Baseball's Fun Facts and Serious Trivia (Apr., $18.95) by Mike Attiyeh gathers more than 300 facts.
The Complete Walker IV (Mar.; $22, cloth $39.95) by Colin Fletcher and C.L. Rawlins offers a comprehensive look at backpacking as a passion and a hobby.
Cycling West Coast USA (May, $21.99) by Marisa Gierlich et al. features colored maps, anecdotes and detailed planning information.
Streetbike Extreme (May, $19.95) by Mike Seate offers a wild and crazy history of street bike stunts. Ad/promo.
Nautical Knots Illustrated (Mar., $10.95) by Paul Snyder and Arthur Snyder selects 300 photographs of the most useful nautical knots and splices.
Richard Bangs: Adventures Without End (Mar., $16.95) by Richard Bangs gathers 16 tales, from paddling in Africa to biking in Burgundy, that were written for Expedia.com and MSNBC.com.
Lighting Strikes: Staying Safe Under Stormy Skies (Apr., $12.95) by Jeff Renner. Seattle's KING-TV meteorologist provides practical safety tips, anecdotes, myths and lore about lightning.
Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory and Irvine Everest Expedition (July, $24.95) by Jochen Hemmleb and Eric R. Simonson. The team that found George Mallory's body on Everest returns in search of more evidence.
No Need for Speed (Apr., $14.95) by John "The Penguin" Bingham. The Runner's World magazine columnist presents a must-have guide for the beginning runner.
Built for Speed--The Ultimate Guide to Stock Car Racetracks: A Behind-the-Wheel View of the Winston Cup Circuit (Apr., $18.95) by Bob Latford offers the inside scoop on all of the NASCAR Winston Cup tracks on the 2001 circuit.
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Reprint: Raising the Bar: The Championship Years of Tiger Woods (Apr., $14.95) by Tim Rosaforte. 75,000 first printing.
Ready for Sea!: How to Outfit the Modern Cruising Sailboat and Prepare Your Vessel for Extended Passagemaking and Living Aboard (Mar., $23.95) by Tor Pinney explains the modifications that will transform a basic sailboat into a long-range cruiser.
Used Boat Notebook (Apr., $29.95) by John Kretschmer gathers reviews of used boats from the pages of Sailing magazine.
Taking Trout (Aug., $19.95) by Dave Hughes collects articles from various fishing magazines on fly-fishing streams and still waters.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
Winningest Pitchers: Baseball's 300-Game Winners (Mar., $14.95) by Rich Westcott profiles 20 300-game-winning pitchers.
Skateboarding: New Levels: Tips and Tricks for Serious Riders (June, $11.95) by Doug Werner and Steve Badillo explores the mentality of expert skaters and the mechanics of landing difficult tricks.
The Official Baseball Almanac (Mar., $14.95) by Dan Schlossberg is for avid baseball trivia buffs.
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA PRESS
Safe by a Mile (Mar., $29.95) by Charlie Metro with Tom Altherr chronicles Metro's career as a player, coach, manager and scout.
UNIV. PRESS OF VIRGINIA
Fishing in the New River Valley: An Angler's Guide (Apr., $12.95) by M.W. Smith identifies the best fishing spots in and around the New River Valley in western Virginia.
Perfecting Ourselves: Integrating Body, Mind and Spirit (Mar., $14.95) by Aaron Hoppes demonstrates how to integrate the self through breathing exercises, meditation, focused quiet time and conscious living.
Blacks in Tennis: A Global History of a "White Sport" and Its Colorful Players (Mar., $22.95) by Sundiata A.K. Djata explores black participation in tennis worldwide. Author tour.
Female Fitness on Foot: Walking, Jogging, Running, Orienteering (Apr., $18.95) by Bob O'Connor et al. explains how to structure an exercise program that will develop into a lifelong habit.
Tai Chi Secrets of the Wu Style: Chinese Classics, Translations, Commentary (Apr., $16.95) by Jwing-Ming Yang introduces ancient tai chi classics explained for contemporary minds.