May 26, 2008
David Halberstam's love of sports shines on
July 29, 1985 | Dan Levin
"It was not a celebrated event. It was an Olympic trial.... But no tickets were sold, and the community in which it was held...largely ignored it." So begins The Amateurs (William Morrow, $14.95), David Halberstam's...
December 07, 1981 | Art Hill
There is a manner of writing, employed by the best reporters when they go book-length, which implies that the writer knows at least as much about his subject as God does, and maybe a little more—perhaps because God...
January 20, 2003 | Pete McEntegart
We expect the mail to get a bit hot and heavy after our swimsuit issue, but when we publish a list of a books?—no. Still, SI's Top 100 Sports Books of All Time (Dec. 16) drew more than 225 letters, some purely...
July 20, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
SIMPSON'S OPENLong live Rick Reilly! Each paragraph of his story on the U.S. Open (An Open and Shut Case, June 29) was a birdie you could read like a tap-in. My gosh, does he play as well as he writes?AL PINTOMount...