July 14, 2008 | Stefan Fatsis
An NFL-embedded writer finds being a player isn't the kick of a lifetime
December 10, 2007 | Terry McDonell
WHEN I knew him best, the only occasionally irascible George Plimpton, who had written for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED from its freewheeling birth, liked to warn fellow writers of the "tin-eared butchery" they might suffer at...
December 22, 2003
Brilliant—and beautiful—reissues by a writer who couldn't just watch
August 03, 1992 | Ron Fimrite
George Plimpton has assembled a dazzling array of talent for a sports anthology
November 25, 1985 | Jeremiah Tax
If you wonder what the secret is behind George Plimpton's Walter Mitty books, in which he plays with and against the pros in football, baseball and so on—books like Paper Lion, Out of My League and The Bogey Man—the...