The Best American Sports Writing 2012

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Michael Wilbon, Glenn Stout
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 361 pages
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The Best American Sports Writing 2012 includes

PAUL SOLOTAROFF JEANNE MARIE LASKAS WELLS TOWER WRIGHT THOMPSON S. L. PRICE DAVE SHEININ JON MOOALLEM and others
  

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Review: The Best American Sports Writing 2012

User Review  - Erbower Bower - Goodreads

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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User Review  - Gary Geiger - Goodreads

You think that baseball has problems? Football has problems. Read full review

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Contents

DAVE SHEININ The Phenomenal Son
1
WRIGHT THOMPSON Why You Should Care about Cricket
14
Fallen Star
42
THOMAS LAKE Bad Nights in the NFL
54
The Life and Death of a Hockey Enforcer
71
PAUL SOLOTAROFF with RICK TELANDER The Ferocious Life and Tragic Death of a Super Bowl Star
112
JEANNE MARIE LASKAS The People v Football
124
S L PRICE The Heart of Football Beats in Aliquippa
141
ALEX BELTH The TwoFisted OneEyed Misadventures of Sportswritings Last Badass
231
TOMMY TOMLINSON Something Went Very Wrong at Toomers Corner
244
TAYLOR BRANCH The Shame of College Sports
255
S L PRICE Staring Down History
293
JERÉ LONGMAN Boy Genius
307
BEN MCGRATH Queen of the DLeague
318
WELLS TOWER Welcome to the Far Eastern Conference
330
JON MOOALLEM The History and Mystery of the High Five
345

JOHN BRANT Franks Story
161
BILL DONAHUE Fixing Dianes Brain
184
MICHAEL MOONEY He Do What He Do
200
TIM LAYDEN The Forgotten Hero
214
Back Matter
353
Back Cover
363
Spine
364
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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.

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