In the world of sports, players and coaches experience heartbreaking losses and pulse-pounding victories. They share their emotions, insights, wisdom, and wit through speeches. Some of these sports speeches have stood the test of time. They've been replayed, memorized, and cut into tiny snippets for the internet. These inspirational stories and speeches are celebrated in this full-color book that is packed with fun facts, fascinating sidebars, and high-interest content. Featuring TIMEB) content and images, this informational text has features such as a glossary, an index, and a table of contents to engage students in reading as they build their comprehension, vocabulary, and reading skills. The Reader's Guide and extended Try It! activity increase understanding of the material, and develop higher-order thinking. Check It Out! offers print and online resources for additional reading. Keep students reading from cover to cover with this captivating text!