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Interviews with journalists and authors about an outstanding piece of writing on sport. From BackPage.

Interviews with journalists and authors about an outstanding piece of writing on sport. From BackPage.
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United Kingdom

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Interviews with journalists and authors about an outstanding piece of writing on sport. From BackPage.

Language:

English


Episodes

David Winner: Stillness & Speed (Dennis Bergkamp authorised biography)

1/17/2018
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Dennis Bergkamp was a unique footballer, a player who inspired Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal to greatness in the nineties and noughties with an exquisite blend of technique, balletic grace and unforgettable moments. It was always going to take something special to encapsulate the Dutchman’s unique talents in book form. Written as a collaboration between David Winner, author of Brilliant Orange, and Dutch journalist Japp Visser, Stillness and Speed moves between hugely insightful interviews with...

Duration: 00:15:58


David Winner: Brilliant Orange

1/16/2018
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David Winner talks through his legendary exploration of Dutch football, Brilliant Orange. Published in 2000, it has become a classic of sports literature. Winner's book is both an idiosyncratic journey into the cultural and social forces which produced the greatest-ever generation of Dutch footballers - embodied in the legendary figure of Johan Cruyff - and a rollicking good football story.

Duration: 00:35:47


Ben Reiter: How Baseball went beyond Moneyball

1/9/2018
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Sports Illustrated writer Ben Reiter talks through his 2014 cover story on the Houston Astros. His piece predicted that the Astros - then the worst team in baseball - would win the 2017 World Series. In November, he was at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, to see his prediction come true. This is the extraordinary story of perhaps the greatest long-shot in all of sportswriting.

Duration: 00:24:56


Coming attractions

12/22/2017
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We're taking a short break for Christmas - full details here, as well as a preview of what's next from Between The Lines.And if you want to get us a present... nothing says Merry Christmas like a review on iTunes.

Duration: 00:01:37


Simon Kuper: Football Against The Enemy

12/19/2017
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Simon Kuper reports on sport and real life for the Financial Times, and is the author of several landmark football books. The first, Football Against The Enemy, made his name and won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award in 1994.

Duration: 00:31:20


Rory Smith: İlkay Gündoğan's knee

12/7/2017
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Rory Smith spent 10 months building a story about the Manchester City midfielder İlkay Gündoğan's recovery from a serious knee injury. His feature ran in the New York Times earlier this year.

Duration: 00:26:00


Between the Lines: trailer

11/8/2017
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Coming soon from BackPage: BETWEEN THE LINES, the stories behind great sportswriting.

Duration: 00:01:05