A must-read collection featuring the best in sports journalism
Richard Deitsch, a media reporter at The Athletic and a former Sports Illustrated writer, has curated an essential anthology showcasing incredible feats and diverse perspectives across the world of sports.
Selected from a wide range of newspapers, magazines, and digital publications during the previous year, these stories capture enduring moments while celebrating the craft of writing at its most sublime.
This extraordinary collection reveals the fascinating stories behind the sports we love, the competitors who push their boundaries, and the cultures they are ultimately embedded in.
About the Author
Richard Deitsch is a media reporter for The Athletic. He previously wrote for 20 years for Sports Illustrated, where he covered seven Olympic Games, multiple NCAA championships and U.S. Open tennis. He also hosts a weekly sports media podcast.
Glenn Stout served as an editor for the Best American Sports Writing series for 30 years. He is the author of several books including The Young Woman and the Sea, Fenway 1912, and Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid.