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  - Jennie - Goodreads

This is the first book I've read in this series. Every imaginable sport is covered, and all the articles, even the ones on sports I don't follow, were fun and informative to read. I'll be reading future books in the series. Read full review

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User Review  - Anne Connor - Goodreads

A great read if you like sports -- this collection covers everything from backgammon to the evolution of the sports bra to the Boston Marathon, with lots of interesting stops in between. Read full review

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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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