The latest addition to the acclaimed series showcasing the best sports writing from the past year

For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Each year, the series editor and guest editor curates a truly exceptional collection. The only shared traits among all these diverse styles, voices, and stories are the extraordinarily high caliber of writing, and the pure passion they tap into that can only come from sports.

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  1. Anonymous

    Much More Balanced This Year I was quite critical of last year’s edition of this collection for being too repetitively focused on stories of concussion, suicide, and other aspects of the dark side of sports. I will repeat that I am very much interested in such stories in moderation, but wish that collections like these could be more balanced. The 2019 edition was much more so. While it did include stories of Larry Nassar (convicted serial child molester), University of Maryland football, Aaron Hernandez (yet again), and…

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