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March 6, 2011
Sally Jenkins
Sports Columnist, The Washington Post
Q&A Podcasts
Sally Jenkins BIO:
CURRENTLY
·Sports Columnist, The Washington Post

PREVIOUSLY
·Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated
·Sportswriter, San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Chronicle, Penninsula Times

BOOKS
·The State of Jones (2009)
·The Real All Americans: The Team That Changed a Game, a People, a Nation (2007)
·Men Will Be Boys: The Modern Woman Explains Football and Other Amusing Male Rituals (1996)

BOOKS CO-AUTHORED
·Funny Cide: How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took on the Sheiks and Blue Bloods—and Won (2004)
·Every Second Counts. (2004)
·No Finish Line (2001)
·It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life (2000)
·A Coach's Life: My Forty Years in College Basketball (1999)
·Reach for the Summit: The Definite Dozen System for Succeeding at Whatever You Do (1998)

EDUCATION
·Stanford, Major in English Literature

PERSONAL
·Daughter of Sportswriter/Author Dan Jenkins




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Info: Our guest is Sally Jenkins, sports columnist for The Washington Post. Besides following local and national sports coverage, she also writes about issues where sports and public policy intersect. In addition to writing for the Post, Sally Jenkins has also written for Sports Illustrated. She is the author or co-author of 9 books. Her 2007 book, “The Real Americans: The Team that Changed a Game, A People, a Nation” told the story of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School football team. In 2000, she was the co-author with Lance Armstrong on his bestselling book, “It’s Not About the Bike.” She was part of the team nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for stories about the cocaine-related death of University of Maryland All-American Len Bias in 1986.





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