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About the Author
Rick Reilly has been voted National Sportswriter of the Year eleven times. Formerly a writer for Sports Illustrated and ESPN.com, he continues to deliver his opinion essays and features on ESPN SportsCenter. He is also the author of eleven books, several of which have been New York Times bestsellers. His Sports From Hell, My Search for the World’s Dumbest Competition was a finalist for the Thurber Prize. Reilly lives in Denver, Colorado.