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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Judging by the cover, this looks like a joyless Reader's Digest compilation. Despite my love of good sports writing I would never have read this book if my dad had not given it to me for Christmas ... Read full review

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I've been reading these collections of stories since 1993, and I enjoy the newest version every year. It has become the go to present for whoever draws my name for our Christmas exchange. Great writing. Great reading. Great times. Thanks again BASW. Read full review

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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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