The Sportswriting Machine

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by: Ian Crouch | The New Yorker

Most game recaps stick to a familiar formula. In the first couple of paragraphs, you’ll get the final score and a brief description of whatever turning point led to it. If a basketball player scored thirty points, and a writer notes that in the first sentence, then you expect to hear from that player a few paragraphs down.

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