My Dinner With Ali

Adapted from the original, which was published in 1989 in the Louisville Courier-Journal Magazine. Footnotes from the author (as told to Tommy Craggs) are included throughout the story, and a postscript from Glenn Stout, editor of Houghton Mifflin's Best American Sports Writing series, follows. The story is the basis… » 6/07/13 3:40pm 6/07/13 3:40pm

The "Best" American Sports Shouting 2012: An Anthology Of People…

As the guest editor of this year's edition of the Best American Sports Writing anthology, American sports television host Michael Wilbon, a former columnist, seized the opportunity to hold forth on the sorry state of the craft. Here he is, for instance, discussing the book in a November interview: » 1/01/13 12:05pm 1/01/13 12:05pm