Sally Jenkins has a very good column out today about the fundamental insanity of the NFL, which is not in fact a credible moral arbiter, trying to use its conduct policy as a branding tool. [Washington Post] » 9/17/14 9:18am 9/17/14 9:18am

The great Dan Jenkins, stuck in Fort Worth on doctor's orders, is missing his first golf major in 45 years. His daughter, Sally, is there with him, and her column on Friday was, to coin a phrase, dead solid perfect. [WaPo] » 7/19/14 11:22am 7/19/14 11:22am

How Would An NCAA Union Actually Work? A Guide For Perplexed Pundits

The real triumph of the decades-long propaganda war against organized labor isn't best seen in the ever-declining rate of unionization, or ever-increasing income inequality, or even the way the word "union" functionally works as an epithet. It's seen, instead, in the fact that so many otherwise smart, thoughtful… » 4/01/14 3:12pm 4/01/14 3:12pm

One Of Our Favorite Sports Columnists, Sally Jenkins, Is Here To Take…

Sally Jenkins is an award-winning sportswriter for the Washington Post, but don't hold that against her. She's one of the sharpest columnists in the country. She's also written a bunch of books, including It's Not About The Bike, the No. 1 New York Times bestseller she co-authored with Lance Armstrong, and Sum It Up—a… » 3/13/13 2:08pm 3/13/13 2:08pm

Joe Paterno Wants Us To Believe He Has Never Heard Of "Rape And A Man."…

Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post scored a precious exclusive interview with Joe Paterno last week and summarily pissed away the opportunity by deploying every tired Paterno cliche that gives Joe Posnanski an erection. He's lived in the same house for dickety-two years! He turned down the Pats because he loved Penn… » 1/16/12 10:38am 1/16/12 10:38am

Sports Illustrated Editors Apparently Make Clinton Portis Look Like…

The great Sally Jenkins on Ines Sainz, Clinton Portis, and women in the locker room: "To be honest, the worst sexists I ever met were a couple of editors in suits at Sports Illustrated, not half-clothed players." » 9/16/10 12:15pm 9/16/10 12:15pm

A Q&A With Sally Jenkins

Sally Jenkins is one of the most formidable sportswriters in this great land of ours; her work for The Washington Post won her the Associated Press' Sports Columnist Of The Year award, which is a real award and actually kind of esteemed, if you can believe that. She's the co-author of It's Not About The Bike with… » 8/21/07 2:20pm 8/21/07 2:20pm

Great Sportswriters, Reading Aloud

We know they have the Varsity Letters Sports Reading Series every month in New York City, so sometimes they struggle to get people worthwhile. (Like this idiot.) But their crew tomorrow is particularly excellent. » 7/31/07 3:00pm 7/31/07 3:00pm