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Title The best American sports writing 2014 / edited and with an introduction by Christopher McDougall. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 388 pages).
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Series The best American series
Best American series.
Contents The gangster in the huddle / Paul Solotaroff with Ron Borges -- The one-legged wrestler who conquered his sport, then left it behind / David Merrill -- When 772 pitches isn't enough / Chris Jones -- 20 minutes at Rucker Park / Flinder Boyd -- The case against high school sports / Amanda Ripley -- The choice / Patrick Hruby -- Manti Te'o's dead girlfriend, the most heartbeaking and inspirational story of the college football season, is a hoax / Timothy Burke and Jack Dickey -- The match maker / Don Van Natta, Jr. -- Tomato can blues / Mary Pilon -- The end and Don King / Jay Caspian Kang -- The last days of Stealhead Joe / Ian Frazier -- Elegy of a race car driver / Jeremy Markovich -- Serena the Great / Stephen Rodrick -- Li Na, China's tennis rebel / Brook Larmer -- You can only hope to contain them / Amanda Hess -- "Anybody who thinks this is porn or abuse doesn't know my family" / Eli Saslow -- The coach who exploded / Jonathan Mahler -- The art of speed / Ben McGrath -- The Manic Mountain / Nick Paumgarten -- Heart of sharkness / Bucky McMahon -- Mavericks / Alice Gregory -- The chaos of the dice / Raffi Khatchadourian -- Raider. QB crusher. Murderer? / Kathy Dobie -- The last man up / Christopher Solomon -- The marathon / Charles P. Pierce.
Summary "Excellent ... A no-brainer pickup for the sports collection." ' Booklist "An affirmation of the strong state of American sportswriting." ' Kirkus Reviews From more than 350 national, regional, and specialty publications and, increasingly, the top sports blogs, Christopher McDougall, best-selling author of Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen, hand-selected the very best sports journalism of the past year.
Note "A Mariner original."
Summary An anthology of top-selected sports writing from the past year is culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty publications as well as a variety of leading sports blogs.
Subject Sports literature -- United States.
Sports -- United States.
Sports journalism -- United States.
Sports journalism. (OCoLC)fst01130698
Sports literature. (OCoLC)fst01130704
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author McDougall, Christopher, 1962- editor.
Solotaroff, Paul. Gangster in the huddle.
Merrill, David. One-legged wrestler who conquered his sport, then left it behind.
Jones, Chris. When 772 pitches isn't enough.
Boyd, Flinder. 20 minutes at Rucker Park.
Ripley, Amanda. Case against high school sports.
Hruby, Patrick (Journalist). Choice.
Burke, Timothy. Manti Te'o's dead girlfriend, the most heartbeaking and inspirational story of the college football season, is a hoax.
Van Natta, Don, 1964- Match maker.
Pilon, Mary. Tomato can blues.
Kang, Jay Caspian, 1970- End and Don King.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Best American sports writing 2014 Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014 9780544147003 (NjBwBT)bl2014041789 (OCoLC)867078146
ISBN 9780544301979 : $14.95
0544301978 : $14.95
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