The Best American Sports Writing 2002

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Houghton Mifflin, Oct 15, 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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somewhat underwhelming compared to previous editions, the selections on running and high school football concussions and the NFL perscription drug problem were my favorites Read full review

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Full disclosure: skipped right over the articles from Runners World & the entry about cricket. The articles about concussions were great (the problems of the NFL & NHL are only going to get worse ... Read full review

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Eugene Robinson The Cuban Ali
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Bob Norman Backyard Bloodbath
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Glenn Stout is the author of all the Good Sports books. He was also the author of thirty-nine titles in the Matt Christopher Sports Biography and Legends in Sports series. He lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter.Check out his website at www.goodsportsbyglennstout.com.

Rick Reilly is the author of Sports Illustrated's "Life or Reilly," a weekly column. He has been voted National Sportswriter of the Year six times and won the New York Newspaper Guild's Page One Award for best magazine story. He has 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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