- All the Stars Came Out That Night by Kevin King (2005)
- A tale based on the 1934 World Series which traces the machinations of Clarence Darrow to bring about the Cardinals' win, an achievement marked by the contributions of Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, and Henry Ford and others.
- The Havana World Series by Jose Latour (2004)
- At the height of the World Series in 1958, the gambling empire of Meyer Lansky enjoys unprecedented profits much to the chagrin of rival mafia boss Joe Bonanno, who plots to hijack Lansky's winnings with deadly consequences.
- The Entitled by Frank Deford (2007)
- Howie Traveler, manager of the Cleveland Indians, and his Cuban-American star player, Jay Alcazar, have little interaction off the field until Traveler witnesses an encounter between Alcazar and a woman that ends in a rape charge.
- Full Court Press by Mike Lupica (2001)
- In this hilarious novel, the owner of the worst pro basketball team signs-on Dee Gerard, the first woman in the NBA. Chaos ensues as Dee tries to play her best game while spoiled young millionaires, friends and the press wreak havoc.
- Bleachers by John Grisham (2003)
- From the best-selling author of “The Painted House” and “The Firm” comes a nostalgic novel about high school football in a small Texas town, a place in which football has become a religion.
- Bump and Run by Mike Lupica (2000)
- After inheriting half of the New York Hawks, Las Vegas player Jack Molloy is thrust head-first into the wild world of professional football, contending with steroids, corruption, sportswriters, tough coaches and gambling.
- Hometown Legend by Jerry B. Jenkins (2001)
- Years after losing the state high-school football championship, Athens City has fallen on hard times, until the former coach returns aided by a local who teaches him a valuable lesson about love, reconciliation and winning.
- The Professional by W.C. Heinz (2001)
- Doc Carroll battles organized corruption to help his protégé become the middleweight boxing champion.
- Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner by F.X. Toole (2000)
- Six short stories explore the challenges, glory and humanity of boxing and reveal the complex relationship between athletes, trainers and promoters.
- Bermuda Grass by Keith Miles (2002)
- Alan Saxon's plan to design a golf course with his daughter are thwarted by her arrogant sexpot friend, a murder on the course, and an abduction.
- Miracle on the 17th Green by James Patterson & Peter deJonge (1996)
- While playing a round of golf on Christmas, Travis McKinley experiences a Zen-like vision that transforms him into a professional player, pits him against his favorite champions and eventually saves his trouble marriage.
- Breaking Point by Martina Navratilova & Liz Nickles (1996)
- Jordan Myles, a women's tennis champion-cum-sports therapist, investigates the death of a tennis promoter at a Parisian gala affair.
- The Tournament by John Clarke (2003)
- 20th century philosophers, celebrities, artists and scientists--from Louis Armstrong and Albert Einstein to Sigmund Freud and Coco Chanel--take part in a two-week tennis tournament that chronicles the century's cultural history.
- Buddy Cooper Finds a Way by Neil Connelly (2004)
- Playing a notorious masked villain who always loses to the hero of the flamboyant pro-wrestling circuit, Buddy Cooper struggles to control his rage over his divorce and finds his life spinning out of control after a fan shoots him during a match.
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