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Sports

Frank Deford is a superb sportswriter, novelist and commentator. An archive of his Sports Illustrated columns can be found at:
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/inside_game/archives/frank_deford/

Philadelphia Inquirer sports columnist Bill Lyon is one of the best sportswriters or just writers, period working in newspapers today. You can find his work at: http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/sports/

Try logging onto the sports section of a big daily paper. Find a game story, and if
its written in a featurey style, rewrite it in a straight-sports format.
Here are links to the sports sections of some major metropolitan daily papers:

The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/sports/index.html

The Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/sports/

The Miami Herald: http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/sports/

The Philadelphia Daily News: http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/sports/

Chicago Tribune: http://chicagosports.chicagotribune.com/

The Houston Chronicle: http://www.chron.com/content/chronicle/sports/


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