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#Sportswriting

# sportswriting - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The42 What it's like to run a marathon in North Korea and the week's best sportswriting Well Read

What it's like to run a marathon in North Korea and the week's best sportswriting

We’ll also learn how judging an MMA fight works.

# sportswriting - Sunday 12 April, 2015

From The42 The quiet rise of Andy Lee, what drives Phil Taylor and the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The quiet rise of Andy Lee, what drives Phil Taylor and the week's best sportswriting

We also have a feature of the man who christened Amen Corner.

# sportswriting - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The42 Ronnie the Rocket, 200-pound roomies and Pele the fraud: It’s the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Ronnie the Rocket, 200-pound roomies and Pele the fraud: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

There is also an article on classic football jerseys and a satirical piece on homophobia in rugby.

# sportswriting - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From The42 Tiger's fall, Ireland to win the World Cup and cricket emerging: It’s the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Tiger's fall, Ireland to win the World Cup and cricket emerging: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

There are also superb pieces on a homeless former college footballer and how the All Blacks coach their players.

# sportswriting - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The42 Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling - It's the week's best sportswriting Best Sportswriting

Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling - It's the week's best sportswriting

This week also features mathematical modelling and the original sports app.

# sportswriting - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 A-Rod, the Don and the week's best sportswriting Well Read

A-Rod, the Don and the week's best sportswriting

Also featuring a look at football’s racism problem.

# sportswriting - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The42 Nigel Pearson fights off five dogs and Wozza does Sports Illustrated: It’s the week’s best sportswriting Well Read

Nigel Pearson fights off five dogs and Wozza does Sports Illustrated: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring the amusing tale of the Canadian club that signed Eusebio.

# sportswriting - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From The42 What's the big deal about McGregor? It's TheScore.ie's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 2) Well Read

What's the big deal about McGregor? It's TheScore.ie's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 2)

Also featuring Cork GAA player Jamie Wall, the stray dogs of Sochi and the perils of the Irish national football team.

# sportswriting - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From The42 Putting the asterisks in b****r and more love for Joe Schmidt: the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Putting the asterisks in b****r and more love for Joe Schmidt: the week's best sportswriting

Kettle on? Feet up? Enjoy some of our favourite articles from the past week.

# sportswriting - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The42 Blind footballers, Montreal Screwjobs and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Blind footballers, Montreal Screwjobs and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

There are also pieces on England’s most-capped player and a footballer turned teacher.

# sportswriting - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From The42 A farewell to Derek Jeter and Big Dunc's disorder; it's the week's best sportswriting Sportswriting

A farewell to Derek Jeter and Big Dunc's disorder; it's the week's best sportswriting

Also included is an astute take on the Bill Simmons’ suspension from ESPN and the on-going suspicion of female coaches.

# sportswriting - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From The42 The GAA's role in the NFL's future and the craziest stunt in wresting; it's the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The GAA's role in the NFL's future and the craziest stunt in wresting; it's the week's best sportswriting

Why would you go outside when there is so much good stuff you haven’t read yet.

# sportswriting - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The42 Slow-mo replays, place-kicking and the World Cup; the week’s best sportswriting Sunday Papers

Slow-mo replays, place-kicking and the World Cup; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on rugby coaching and Scottish travails.

# sportswriting - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The42 LeBron's decision and Brazil's World Cup humiliation: some of this week's best sportswriting Well Read

LeBron's decision and Brazil's World Cup humiliation: some of this week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and get stuck in to this week’s picks.

# sportswriting - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The42 Unmoving Messi, folding arms and star-attachment; the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Unmoving Messi, folding arms and star-attachment; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also articles on a Brazilian family’s misfortune and Messi’s statistical brilliance.

# sportswriting - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The42 Place-kicking, Disneyland and statistics; the week’s best sportswriting Sunday Papers

Place-kicking, Disneyland and statistics; the week’s best sportswriting

The World Cup features strongly, while there is also an excellent article on Andy Lee.

# sportswriting - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From The42 Diana Ross, NFL in LA and the All Blacks; the week’s best sportswriting Best Reads

Diana Ross, NFL in LA and the All Blacks; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also articles on Leinster’s season and the world of Brazil’s ‘Organizadas’.

# sportswriting - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The42 A portrait of Suarez, Roche's nemesis and the Williams sisters; the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

A portrait of Suarez, Roche's nemesis and the Williams sisters; the week’s best sportswriting

This week’s selection also features a piece on the high performance culture in Team Sky.

# sportswriting - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From The42 Cheating, Munster's coaching team and battling cancer; the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

Cheating, Munster's coaching team and battling cancer; the week’s best sportswriting

We’ve also picked out articles on Marco Materazzi, Louis van Gaal and a fictional 1994 World Cup.

# sportswriting - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The42 North Korean football, Suarez's tears of rage and MMA: the week’s best sportswriting Sportswriting

North Korean football, Suarez's tears of rage and MMA: the week’s best sportswriting

There is also space for a behind-the-scenes account of West Brom’s terrible season and a story of NFL ineptitude.

# sportswriting - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From The42 Playing for the world's worst football team and inside prison weightlifting: the week’s best sportswriting Sunday Papers

Playing for the world's worst football team and inside prison weightlifting: the week’s best sportswriting

This week’s selection includes a brilliant essay on the influence of Gary Smith.

# sportswriting - Sunday 27 April, 2014

From The42 Flat tyres and a managerial career flat-lining: It's the week's best sportswriting Word To The Moyes

Flat tyres and a managerial career flat-lining: It's the week's best sportswriting

If it’s longreads you want, we’ve got just the thing.

# sportswriting - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The42 The ego of Zlatan, dogs at Old Trafford and losing streaks; the best sportswriting of the week Good Reads

The ego of Zlatan, dogs at Old Trafford and losing streaks; the best sportswriting of the week

There are also excellent articles on gambling addiction and a PGA Tour caddie’s child, who was born with Down syndrome.

# sportswriting - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The42 Arsène Wenger, a godfather of sports analytics and BOD; this week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Arsène Wenger, a godfather of sports analytics and BOD; this week's best sportswriting

There’s also room for the story of Scotland’s greatest win and a study of box kicking in rugby.

# sportswriting - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From The42 The tale of Jean-Pierre Adams and disproving your own beliefs; this week’s best sportswriting Sportswriting

The tale of Jean-Pierre Adams and disproving your own beliefs; this week’s best sportswriting

This week’s most enjoyable reads include an examination of the state of UFC and Jonathan Wilson’s Sunderland-based concerns.

# sportswriting - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From The42 Cool Runnings isn't even that good?! Some of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Cool Runnings isn't even that good?! Some of the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on, pull up a comfy chair and enjoy the six of these.

# sportswriting - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From The42 To those who would call me a thug or worse: Some of the week's best sportswriting Looking Back

To those who would call me a thug or worse: Some of the week's best sportswriting

Grab a coffee, relax and enjoy the best sports journalism on the web.

# sportswriting - Sunday 19 January, 2014

From The42 Scooters, silent sidelines and Hoop Dreams: It's the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Scooters, silent sidelines and Hoop Dreams: It's the week's best sportswriting

If it’s longreads you want, we’ve got just the thing.

# sportswriting - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From The42 TheScore.ie’s 50 favourite sports articles of 2013 (part 1) Well Read

TheScore.ie’s 50 favourite sports articles of 2013 (part 1)

Featuring Manti Te’o, Mike Tyson, Conor Cusack, concussion in rugby and much more.

# sportswriting - Sunday 8 December, 2013

From The42 'In sports, the dream of the Rainbow Nation became flesh': some of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

'In sports, the dream of the Rainbow Nation became flesh': some of the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and enjoy these Sunday sports reads.

# sportswriting - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From The42 Chess, chest USBs and taking time for Tebow: some of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Chess, chest USBs and taking time for Tebow: some of the week's best sportswriting

Here’s the best the internet could offer this week.

# sportswriting - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From The42 And the William Hill Sports Book of the Year for 2013 is... Awards Season

And the William Hill Sports Book of the Year for 2013 is...

Jamie Reid’s ‘Doped’ won the prestigious £25,000 prize in London on Wednesday evening.

# sportswriting - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From The42 Wrestling video games and warrior culture: some of the week’s best sportswriting Well Read

Wrestling video games and warrior culture: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Before you kick off another sporting Sunday, stick the kettle on and enjoy some of these gems.

# sportswriting - Sunday 27 October, 2013

From The42 Pushy parents, Tyson's thug life and tragic loss: some of the week's best sportswriting The Sunday Papers

Pushy parents, Tyson's thug life and tragic loss: some of the week's best sportswriting

Make the most of Bank Holiday Sunday morning with these six sporting reads.

# sportswriting - Sunday 29 September, 2013

From The42 Irish breakfast, meth dealers and Greek fighters: The week's best sportswriting Well Read

Irish breakfast, meth dealers and Greek fighters: The week's best sportswriting

Good morning, here’s the best writing the internet had to offer sports fans this week.

# sportswriting - Sunday 22 September, 2013

From The42 Dregs of the NFL, redacted names and San Mamés: Some of the week's best sportswriting Sunday Papers

Dregs of the NFL, redacted names and San Mamés: Some of the week's best sportswriting

Pull that extra large mug from the shelf and settle in for a bumper edition of the best the internet could throw at us this week.

# sportswriting - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From The42 David Peace, broke billionaires and the end of an era: some of the week’s best sportswriting War On Peace

David Peace, broke billionaires and the end of an era: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Put the kettle on and flick through some of our favourite writing from around the web this week.

# sportswriting - Sunday 7 July, 2013

From The42 Surface tension, mythical Flandrians and bogger pride: The week's best sportswriting Sunday Papers

Surface tension, mythical Flandrians and bogger pride: The week's best sportswriting

It’s that time of the week again, you lucky sports fan you.

# sportswriting - Sunday 23 June, 2013

From The42 Inside North Korean hockey, trash talk and dribbling to Brazil: the week's best sportswriting Sunday Papers

Inside North Korean hockey, trash talk and dribbling to Brazil: the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on, put the feet up and enjoy six of the best.

# sportswriting - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From The42 Returning a Champions League medal to its rightful owner: some of the week's best sports writing The Sunday Papers

Returning a Champions League medal to its rightful owner: some of the week's best sports writing

Is it going to be sunny again today? Take these six out into the back garden and enjoy.