The New York Times Reader: Sports

Sports reporters must balance the play-by-plays with the business and personalities behind the games they cover. In this newest Reader, Malcom Moran explores this juggling act while examining the best of New York Times sports reporting over time-from Sports Monday and player profiles to photojournalism and game stories. Moran is director of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism at Penn State University and an award-winning sports journalist, who has worked at USA Today, The New York Times, Newsday, and The Chicago Tribune. More about the New York Times Readers: Let the New York Times reporters, and the stories they produce, guide you through the ins and outs of beat coverage. Whether it is the arts or science, medicine or business, you'll find stories that inspire while providing an insider's look into the rewards, challenges and everyday routines of beat reporting. Each Reader's carefully selected pieces cover the spectrum from news to features to analysis to blogs.