Call us sentimental, but these biographies will move you to tears.
Every Day I Fight by Stuart Scott
The fearless, intimate, and inspiring story behind ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s unrelenting fight against cancer. Not only did Stuart relate his personal story-his childhood in North Carolina, his supportive family, his athletic escapades, his on-the-job training as a fledgling sportscaster, his being hired, and eventual triumphs at ESPN-he shared his intimate struggles to keep his story going.
Everybody’s Got Something by Robin Roberts
The beloved Good Morning America anchor shares the incredible journey that’s been her life so far and the lessons she learned along the way as she battled breast cancer and a rare blood disorder and dealt with the death of her mother. As Robin has learned, and what readers of her remarkable story will come to believe as well, it’s all about faith, family, and friends.
The Man I Never Met by Adam Schefter
On September 11, 2001, Joe Maio went to work in the north tower of the World Trade Center. He never returned, leaving behind a wife, Sharri, and a 15-month-old son, Devon. Five years later, Sharri remarried, and Devon welcomed a new dad into his life. For Adam and Sharri Maio Schefter and their family, 9/11 is not just a day of grief but also hope. This is a story of 9/11, but it’s also the story of 9/12 and all the days after.
Living Out Loud: Sports, Cancer, and the Things Worth Fighting For by Craig Sager
Whether he’s sprinting across Wrigley Field mid-game as a college student with cops in pursuit, chasing down Hank Aaron on the field for an interview after Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home run record, running with the bulls in Pamplona, or hunkering down to face the daunting physical challenges of fighting leukemia, Craig Sager is always ready to defy expectations, embrace life, and live it to the fullest.
Unscripted: The Unpredictable Moments that Make Life Extraordinary by Ernie Johnson, Jr.
From his relationship with his sportscaster father to his own rise to the top of sports broadcasting, from battling cancer to raising six children with his wife, Cheryl, including a special needs child adopted from Romania, Ernie has taken the important lessons he learned from his father and passed them on to his own children.