Best Sports Writers

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The Top Ten

1
Miramon Nuevo - The Daily Tribune
He write his stories very simply then he analyze them in such a way where all you can say in the end is simply "WOW! "

There's not that many writers around here anymore who can write as best as him.
His stories are both informative and entertaining. Very clever use of metaphors. Superb command of grammar!
Reading his stories takes you from your favorite coffee table to the front row seats where the actions are all happening. An absolutely pay-per-view in print!
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2Rick Reilly - Sports Illustrated
Entertaining and accurate. Simply the easiest to read.
He is awesome he knows what he is talking about unlike many others

3Woody Paige - The Denver Post

4Bob Ryan - The Boston Globe

He was almost elected Commissioner of Basketball for crying out loud.


5Gary Smith - Sports Illustrated

Uniquely talented... Not just the greatest sportswriter of our time, but perhaps one of the best magazine writers...


6Jason Whitlock - The Kansas City Star

finds a way to interest any reader in his stories.

his sentences and the way he writes drags you into his stories, and never bore you. he knows his sports.


7John Feinstein - The Washington Post

8Frank DeFord - Sports Illustrated

9Joaquin Henson - The Philippine Star

He writes simply, but accurately and supported by facts. You don't have to look at history to know that he is telling the truth. He writes well and comprehensively.

knowledgable in almost every sports

the walking sports encyclopedia


10Bill Plaschke - The Los Angeles Times

The Contenders

11William Rhoden - The New York Times

12Michael Wilbon - The Washington Post

13Mitch Album - Detroit Free Press

Easily the best writer of this bunch. A profound understanding of both society and sport and the way their interaction impacts us all.


14Mike Downey - The Chicago Tribune

15Terry Pluto - The Plain Dealer

no hype just the facts.
writes good books too.

no hype no big predictions just the facts.
some good books too.


16Peter Finney - New Orleans Times-Picayune

17Ken Rosenthal - Fox Sports

18John Gonzo Gonzalez - Philadelphia Inquirer

19Dan Wetzel - Yahoo! Sports

20Peter King - Sports Illustrated

21Jemele Hill - ESPN

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Updated Tuesday, April 22, 2014


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