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'Hano! A Century in the Bleachers' Profiles Sportswriting Superstar in New Documentary

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.19.2016 | Sports
Peter Dreier

A Day in the Bleachers is a baseball book but also a book about American culture at mid-century. We not only learn what occurred on the field but also about the observations and comments of the bleacher bums.

The Hall of Famer You May Not Know

Michael Corvo | Posted 09.21.2014 | Sports
Michael Corvo

On July 26 in Cooperstown, New York, most of the focus will be on Hall of Fame inductees and a prestigious group of managers. There is another honoree, however, to whom attention must be paid: arguably our greatest living baseball writer.

Why Sports?

Rob Taub | Posted 08.06.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

I recently made what I thought would be a harmless comment on Rachel Maddow's Twitter timeline about government agencies being wasteful and ineffectiv...

Social Media for Football Writers

Alex Stewart | Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports
Alex Stewart

The recent explosion in football writing appears to have been fueled in no small part by the acceleration in use and availability of social media, both as a platform for debate and as a means of dissemination.

Jason Linkins

Rick Morrissey, Chicago Sportswriter, Literally Eats His Own Words (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Tribune columnist -- the author of an "unflattering assessment of Bulls center Joakim Noah" -- eats his own words. Maybe Rick Reilly should consider what will wash down his predictions about the Broncos!

New York Sportswriters Missing Forest Through the Trees

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Hollander

When will sportswriters return to writing about the actual sports they cover? The sports industry has been selling so much off-the-field garbage for so long, it forgets to sell the thing that matters.