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Sports book titles are nothing without hyperbole

Updated: December 18, 2009, 12:53 PM ET
By Amanda Angel

The "Greatest Story Ever Told" is about Jesus himself, but these days you'd half-expect to find that title on a bookseller's sports shelves. A quick glance at the genre shows many true, real and seemingly impossible epic tales of triumph, glory and agony. Way, way too many, actually. Here, our survey of the most hyperbolic sports book titles currently in print.

Some highlights:

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