25 short pieces from everywhere from Sports Illustrated to Atlantic Monthly. I guess these guys (well, except for 4, as far as I can tell) are paid to put pathos into organized silliness. The article on the fight over Bond's record setting homer is hilarious.
Delos - reviewed The Best American Sports Writing 2003 (The Best American Series (TM)) on
Puh-lease, I'm a girl and I liked it, so they must be good. Excellently selected gripping and varied articles/stories from all aspects of sports. Not what you'd expect to read about and you'll definitely learn a lot.