Sports & Leisure

We represent a variety of athletes and fans hoping to kick start our own enthusiasm for the game. From professionals like golfer Roberto Borgatti and NFL captain Dhani Jones to those charting their success like Ryan Jones and Michael Weinreb, our clients include some of the best and brightest exploring sports and leisure today. We love visual guides, parody accounts, and memoirs that bring us into the game--whether that's sports, activity, or a celebration of the human spirit.

A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

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Brian Windhorst & Dave McMenamin

The Return of the King

Grand Central

In Return of the King, Windhorst and McMenamin share the inside story of LeBron James’s return and ultimate triumph in Cleveland, following the action from private planes to the locker-room to the intense huddles on the court. Windhorst, a ESPN reporter and co-author of The Franchise, began his career following the Cavs. McMenamin has covered the NBA since 2005 and has covered the Cavaliers for seven seasons as a beat writer for ESPN.

James Nestor

Deep

Eamon Dolan Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


In Deep, journalist James Nestor brings us into the world of freediving, embedding with a crew of extreme athletes (capable of diving more than 300 feet below the surface) and renegade researchers who are transforming not only our knowledge of the planet, but also our understanding of the human body and mind.  The book is a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, a Scientific American Recommended Read, an Amazon Best Book of the Month, and an iTunes Top 20 Books of the Month.

Eben Weiss

The Ultimate Bicycle Owner's Manual

Black Dog / Hachette

Eben Weiss, aka Bike Snob NYC, is the voice of cyclists everywhere. Through his popular blog he has been informing, entertaining, and critiquing the bike-riding community since 2007. With his latest book, Weiss makes his vast experience and practical advice available to bike "newbies" and veterans alike.

Marcus Thompson

Golden

Touchstone/S&S

In Golden long-time Warriors beat reporter and Bay Area News Group sports columnist Marcus Thompson tells the incredible and inspiring story of Stephen Curry, the greatest shooter basketball has ever seen, and the ascension of the Golden State Warriors, a team on the verge of being an NBA dynasty. Golden is the definitive story of a singular talent, exploring Curry, his technique, close-knit family, and love for the game as he solidifies his place among the NBA greats.

Jeff Bercovici

Play On

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Play On is a lively, deeply reported tour of the science and strategies helping athletes like Tom Brady, Serena Williams, Carli Lloyd, and LeBron James redefine the notion of “peak age. Journalist Jeff Bercovici spent extensive time with professional and Olympic athletes, coaches and doctors where he tried out cutting-edge treatments and technologies firsthand and investigated the realities behind health fads like alkaline diets, high-intensity interval training, and cryotherapy. Through fascinating profiles and first-person anecdotes, Bercovici offers empowering insights about how we can find peak performance at any age.

Mike Pesca

Upon Further Review

Twelve/Hachette

From Mike Pesca, host of the popular Slate podcast The Gist, comes the greatest sports minds imagining how the world would change if a play, trade, injury, or referee's call had just gone the other way. Upon Further Review takes classic arguments conducted over pints in a pub and places them in the hands of dozens of writers, athletes, and historians. From turning points that every sports fan rues or celebrates, to the forgotten would-be inflection points that defined sports, Upon Further Review answers age old questions, and settles the score, even if the score bounced off the crossbar.