When most people think of sports movies they think of films like Bull Durham, Hoosiers, or Field of Dreams. However, if you’ve seen the standard sports movies countless times and are looking for something new, the documentary section is a great option for entertaining and enlightening films about sports. Here are some recommended titles from […]
One person’s junk can always be another person’s treasure. That statement rings true in a lot of ways. But nowhere is it truer than in the world of collectibles. Even a quick glance of the Library’s new Collectibles neighborhood, will render a crop of books on any subject imaginable. I collect sports collectibles. Since I’m […]
The library has all of your fantasy football needs covered for the upcoming season with a Fantasy Football Strategies program presented by WIBW’s Terry Blount and Bruce Steinbrock, as well as our own fantasy league we want you to join!
Topeka and Shawnee County boasts an impressive list of sports greats with roots in the area. The Shawnee County Sports Hall of Fame was created to honor men and women of excellence. The Library is the permanent home for all the placques honoring the Hall of Fame inductees.
The dog days of summer are upon us and unfortunately for Royals fans that means another slow march to the end of the season and another 90+ loss year. Normally we would be talking about the Chiefs hopes for the upcoming season, but with the NFL lockout still underway all of the discussion has been […]
Think you know your sports? Come out on Friday Night, July 22 from 6:00-8:30 and prove it at our sports trivia competition!
Every sport has an All Star game. I am of the opinion that the Major League All Star game is the best of them all.
Dirk Nowitzki just got his first ring by leading the Dallas Mavericks to their first NBA Championship. But where does he rank on the all-time list of power forwards?
Hey Topeka sports fans, welcome to the new sports blog here at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.
Dave and Nate discuss the book “The Soul of Baseball: A Journey Through Buck O’Neil’s America” by Joe Posnanski, which has the author traveling the country for a year with this baseball ambassador and icon.
Dave and Nate discuss the book, “Cinderella: Inside the Rise of Mid-Major College Basketball” by Michael Litos which follows the 2005-06 college basketball season in the Colonial Athletic Association, including the improbable run of George Mason to the Final Four.