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 series is the premier annual showcase for the country s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected and most popular of its kind.
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
[insert author photo] Michael Wilbon, editor, is one of the nation s most respected sports journalists and an industry pioneer: he is one of the first sportswriters to broaden his career beyond newspapers to include television, radio, and new media. A cohost of ESPN s Pardon the Interruption and a NBA studio analyst for ABC and ESPN, Wilbon left the Washington Post in December 2010 after thirty-one years to assume an expanded role as a columnist for ESPN.com and ESPNChicago.com.

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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 is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912 .

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