The Best American Sports Writing 2002

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Glenn Stout, Rick Reilly
Houghton Mifflin, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 320 pages
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The series has garnered wide acclaim for its stellar writing and topnotch editors; now Reilly, Sports Illustrated’s “Life of Reilly” columnist, continues that tradition with his choices for the year’s best sports journalism. Voted National Sportswriter of the Year six times, Reilly has also written several books, including the best-selling autobiography of the Oklahoma linebacker Brian Bosworth. His most recent book is The Life of Reilly.

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User Review  - amelish - LibraryThing

A quick read while cashiering at the co-op. Because of limited time, I just read the pieces that Dusty had bookmarked for whatever reason: "The Wound and the Bow" by David Shields, "Duel in the Sun ... Read full review

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My favorite sports article of all time (Bugs Bunny, Greatest Banned Player of All Time by Derek Zumsteg) is featured in this anthology. Other stories cover various sports topics like the shadiness of ... Read full review

Contents

Bill Plaschke Her Blue Haven
1
Eugene Robinson The Cuban Ali
23
Bob Norman Backyard Bloodbath
39
Copyright

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Glenn Stout has been the series editor of "The Best American Sports Writing" since its inception & has written three illustrated biographies with Richard A. Johnson: "Ted Williams," "Joe DiMaggio," & "Jackie Robinson." He lives in Uxbridge, Massachusetts.

Rick Reilly is the author of the novel Missing Links. His "Life of Reilly" column appears each week in Sports Illustrated. Five out of the last six years, his peers have voted him National Sportswriter of the Year. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

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