Equal parts practical handbook and anthropological field guide, Up Your Game is a visual compendium of inside knowledge and sage advice - everything a fan needs to know in order to become proficient in the world of sports. It will cover basic need-to-know skills and practices (from how to throw a spiral or spin a basketball on your finger to how to catch a foul ball or break in a baseball glove) and etiquette (how to join a pickup game or behave at a sporting event). Through easy-to-digest entries, some of which will be crafted from interviews with athletes and industry experts, as well as illustrations, charts, and lists, Up Your Game will delight any fan looking for the next new sports book for their permanent collection.
Gary Belsky and Neil Fine are the New York Times bestselling authors of On the Origins of Sports and Up Your Game! and the former editor in chief and executive editor, respectively, of ESPN The Magazine. They are also the authors of 23 Ways to Get to First Base: The ESPN Uncyclopedia and Answer Guy: Extinguishing the Burning Questions of Sports with the Water Bucket of Truth.