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Table of Contents Introduction Table of contents Part I: The fundamentals Section I: How a newspaper and sports department operate Section II: So you want to be a sports writer Section III: Getting started-Florida 1. Jevon Kearse 2. Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe 3. Minorities in sports and journalism 4. Even coaches and kids get cancer Section IV: Breaking through-Arizona 1. Randy Johnson and the Arizona Diamondbacks 2. Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire 3. Mike Tyson 4. Wayne Gretzky 5. Sean Elliott 6. Columns: From Pete Rose to Lute Olson Part II: Practical applications Section V: Off-field issues 1. The NFL's salary cap and Collective Bargaining Agreement 2. The Money of sports 3. The relationship between athletes and reporters (Brett Favre) 4. Sports and tragedy Section VI: Event-Super Bowl XXV 1. Monday-Coaches: Offensive gurus make it with defense 2. Tuesday-Media Day: Ray Lewis vs. the media 3. Wednesday-Quarterback second-chances I: Kerry Collins 4. Thursday-Quarterback second-chances II: Trent Dilfer 5. Friday-Local angles: Ron Dayne and news stories 6. Saturday-Game preview: Defense still wins championships 7. Sunday-The Super Bowl: The biggest day in sports Section VII: Beat-The 2002 Green Bay Packers 1. Every ending is a beginning 2. Development, discovery and dedication 3. New highs and lows 4. Every beginning is an ending Section VIII: Appendix(s) A _ Glossary of newspaper terms B_ My story C_ Tips on getting into the business and finding a job D_ Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Walsh, Christopher J., 1968-.
Sportswriters -- United States -- Biography.
Sports journalism -- Authorship.