Sports Makes You Type Faster

The Entire World of Sports by One of America's Most Famous Sportswriters

978-0-87565-701-1 Cloth
6 x 9. 176 pp.
Pub Date: 08/24/2018
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Sports Makes You Type Faster presents a remarkable new collection of essays by one of America’s best-known and best-loved sportswriters. Served up with the acerbic wit that is Dan Jenkins’s hallmark, the essays range over the whole world of sports, taking aim at owners, players, fans, and franchises alike—with results that will make you laugh out loud.

Winner of the 2012 PEN/ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sports Writing, Dan Jenkins became nationally known for his twenty-five-year-long career with Sports Illustrated, and later for his work as a feature writer and essayist for Golf Digest. His many novels include bestsellers like Semi-Tough, Baja Oklahoma, and Dead Solid Perfect—all of which were made into movies. Among other achievements, Jenkins has been honored with the 2013 Red Smith Award and the 2017 Ring Lardner Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism, and in 2012 he was inducted into the 2012 World Golf Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement Category.

Published by Texas Christian University Press