The Best American Sports Writing 2012

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Glenn Stout, Michael Wilbon
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 2, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 320 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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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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About the author (2012)

MICHAEL WILBON is one of the nation’s most respected sports journalists, cohost of ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption and columnist for ESPN.com. GLENN STOUT is the author of Fenway 1912, Young Woman and the Sea, Red Sox Century, and Yankees Century.

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