The guest editor for The Best American Sports Writing 2013 is the acclaimed journalist J.R. Moehringer. He's written a wonderful memoir, was co-author of a classic sports biography, and this year he published his first novel. I recently caught up with J.R. who was kind enough to spend a few moments chatting about BASW…
Coming October 8 is The Best American Sports Writing 2013. Edited by J.R. Moehringer. Check out the table of contents over at series editor Glenn Stout's site. Looks to be another sure shot to this great long-running series.
That's what J.R. Moehringer went when he wrote this story for the L.A. Times magazine on Pete Carroll, who was still coaching college football at the time. It's a self-aware piece but still intriguing:
Glenn Stout, series editor of The Best American Sports Writing has posted the table of contents for this year's edition on his website. The book, edited by J.R. Moehringer, won't be out for a few months, but I want to take this moment to celebrate Moehringer's selections.
Here's "Resurrecting The Champ," J.R. Moehringer's classic 1997 takeout piece for the Los Angeles Times. How about this for a lede?
In the latest issue of ESPN the magazine, J.R. Moehringer writes a letter to the President about Robert Griffin III:
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: GQ writer and LeBron James chronicler J.R. Moehringer.
LeBron is the cover boy for GQ this month and writer J.R. Moehringer was there both pre-and-post Decision write about what it's like to be King James right now. He didn't ask about Delonte West-doinked-Gloria, though. But he thought about it.