Sports

Getting you acquainted with our sports collection here at the library, we highlight some of the outstanding resources and materials we have at the library for the many different types of sports fans that are out there. This blog will also discuss local, state wide, and national sports events, as well as any programs or speakers we have coming up at the library which would appeal to sports fans.

Featured Sports Titles

Open “THE CARDINALS WAY : HOW ONE TEAM EMBRACED TRADITIO…” in catalog THE CARDINALS WAY : HOW ONE TEAM EMBRACED TRADITIO… Open “EARNHARDT NATION : THE FULL-THROTTLE SAGA OF NASCA…” in catalog EARNHARDT NATION : THE FULL-THROTTLE SAGA OF NASCA… Open “INDENTURED : THE INSIDE STORY OF THE REBELLION AGA…” in catalog INDENTURED : THE INSIDE STORY OF THE REBELLION AGA… Open “THE LEGENDS CLUB DEAN SMITH, MIKE KRZYZEWSKI, JIM …” in catalog THE LEGENDS CLUB DEAN SMITH, MIKE KRZYZEWSKI, JIM … Open “THE SELLING OF THE BABE : THE DEAL THAT CHANGED BA…” in catalog THE SELLING OF THE BABE : THE DEAL THAT CHANGED BA… Open “THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON SPORTS : THE SCIENCE OF UNDE…” in catalog THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON SPORTS : THE SCIENCE OF UNDE…
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50 Years of Super Bowl Memories

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Remembering Sports Legends We Lost in 2015

As a new year begins, let’s look back to some of the sports legends that we lost in 2015.

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Listening to James Naismith

Recently discovered: The only known audio recording of James Naismith.

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College Hoops in Topeka

Are you in the mood for good, live college basketball this winter? You actually don’t have to venture outside of Topeka to find it.

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Sports Trivia @ Pigskins Sports Bar

Show off your sports knowledge at our Sports Trivia competition at Pigskin’s Sports Bar!

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Library Fantasy Football Update

Check out the updated Week 9 standings in the library’s fantasy football league!

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World Series Excitement

Can’t get enough World Series excitement? Check out these World Series DVDs featuring some of the greatest postseason baseball games ever played.

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Hank Stram and Kansas City Football

Find out more about Chiefs history and legendary coach Hank Stram.

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Check Out the New ESPN 30 for 30 Films

Check out the latest ESPN 30 for 30 films that have been added to the Sports Neighborhood!

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The Kansas City Monarchs in our Hometown

On September 10th at 7:00 pm Negro Leagues historian and author Phil Dixon will speak on the history of the Kansas City Monarchs.  Dixon’s talk will not only include the history of this team but some surprising ties that the Monarchs have with Topeka.  The event will take place at the Bettis Family Sport Complex Event […]

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Sports Trivia @ Pigskin’s Sports Bar

Show off your sports knowledge at our Sports Trivia competition at Pigskin’s Sports Bar!

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The Sports Guys video review Pete Rose

Join The Sports Guys – Nate and Dave – as they discuss the book “Pete Rose: An American Dilemma” by Kostya Kennedy, and find out why you should read this biography of one of the most controversial and polarizing baseball players to ever play the game.

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