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Sports Writing

So You Want to Work in Sports...

Noah Coslov | Posted 11.22.2013 | Sports
Noah Coslov

As you dream about your career and start to build your life around it, do not look to the person next to you to judge how you're doing.

Saying Thanks To Brendon Ayanbadejo: One Gay Sports Writer's Journey

Sports On Earth | Chuck Culpepper | Posted 02.09.2013 | Gay Voices

Eight days before the gayest Super Bowl week on record, I walked toward the Baltimore Ravens' locker room in New England consumed entirely with though...

Can't Anybody Here Play this Game?

Michael Levin | Posted 11.21.2012 | Books
Michael Levin

So here's a plea to publishers: Just keep your eye on the ball. The concept of sports doesn't need embellishment. It's enough in and of itself.

Swing Your Sword: The Book Behind ESPN's Feldman Suspension Controversy

Hank Koebler | Posted 09.17.2011 | Sports
Hank Koebler

On a day when the social media landscape was overwhelmingly inundated with commentary on the Harry Potter movie's release, ESPN writer Bruce Feldman was probably the only non-wizard to trend on Twitter.

Michael Wilbon, the Chicago Sports Columnist We Never Had

Kevin Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kevin Allen

Big name sports columnists -- the Michael Wilbons of the world -- are a luxury that, in penny-pinching days, newspapers can ill afford.

The Death of the American Sportswriter

Ryan Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ryan Phillips

The medium is being killed off by the advent of new technology and the most devastating economic collapse in decades. But the real reason for the death of sports writing is sportswriters themselves.

In Sports Writing, US Has The UK Beat

The Guardian | Chris Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Even though we may have been held to a draw on Saturday, it's a fairly safe bet that England are probably going further in this World Cup than the US....

ESPN And PEN Team Up For Sports Writing Award

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — ESPN and a leading writers organization agree: Sports stories can be literature. The Bristol, Conn.-based cable television sports ne...

Unearthed Film Footage From Secret Sports Summit Reveals How Race and Sports Play Out (VIDEO)

Paul Mecurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Mecurio

The Literature of Betrayal Arrives at the Ballpark

Robert Lipsyte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Lipsyte

Why beat up on the mendacity of sports? Is the message from the sports media meant to be apocalyptic: the nation and its pastime have struck out for good?