Thursday, January 7, 2010

'Field Guide' offer tips from 90 sports pros

You can order the 'Field Guide To Covering Sports' from either CQPress or at The book is a practical guide to preparing, observing, interviewing and writing about 20 different sports, from auto racing to wrestling. Chapters also address ways to cover high school sports, and fantasy sports. You can also learn how to cover games, to write features and to interview better. Fans can also learn basic rules of these sports, along with ways to better observe the action. Plus, the book includes several 'virtual' writing assignments for use in classes. In addition, go to for more updated tips, suggestions and commentary on sports journalism.