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The University of Colorado Boulder where Rick Reilly received a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Sportswriter Rick Reilly appears onstage at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's 24th Annual Sports Spectacular at the Century Plaza Hotel on June 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.
Rick Reilly on November 9, 2002.
Rick Reilly plays golf with United States President Bill Clinton on May 27, 1995.
Sportswriter Rick Reilly discusses the world's silliest sports on "Good Morning America"
Sportswriter Rick Reilly, Excutive Director Michel Sidibe and Ted Turner attend the 2010 Global Leadership dinner at The Waldorf Astoria on November 18, 2010 in New York City.
(Outrageous, irreverent quotes from the 1993 NBA Most Valu...)
Outrageous, irreverent quotes from the 1993 NBA Most Valuable Player reveal his far-reaching appraisal of the game, his fellow players, the officials, the writers, and the fans.
(The bestselling author of the classic Missing Links has d...)
The bestselling author of the classic Missing Links has delivered again with this dead-on tale of "Slo-Mo" Finsternick, a genius player with a patented thirty-foot hook shot. Eventually, though, Slo-Mo begins to move away from his kind, truthful, polite, and self-effacing ways and gradually learns to behave like a famous athlete. Can the big man's innocence survive the charms of the big show?
(Bestselling author and ESPN star, Rick Reilly delivers a ...)
Bestselling author and ESPN star, Rick Reilly delivers a hilarious, unabashedly fun, and at times, skin-searing tour through some of the world’s most amazing and outrageous sports.
(Academy Award winners George Clooney and Renée Zellweger ...)
Academy Award winners George Clooney and Renée Zellweger team up in this fun-filled comedy set against the beginnings of pro football. Dodge Connelly (Clooney), captain of a struggling squad of barroom brawlers, has only one hope to save his team: recruit college superstar Carter Rutherford (John Krasinski, The Office). But when a feisty reporter (Zellweger) starts snooping around, she turns the two teammates into instant rivals and kicks off a wild competition filled with hilarious screwball antics! Critics are cheering Leatherheads as “a real winner” (Claudia Puig, USA Today).
Rick Reilly studied at the University of Colorado where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981.
Rick Reilly started his career as a writer at the Daily Camera in 1979 and held this post until 1981. He became a writer at The Denver Post and in 1983 took up the same post at Los Angeles Times. In 1985, Reilly left Los Angeles Times and started to work at Sports Illustrated. In 2007, he announced that he would leave Sports Illustrated to join ESPN. His column “Life of Reilly” appeared in ESPN The Magazine and on ESPN.com.
On March 10, 2010, Reilly announced that he would no longer be writing his opinion column for the magazine. However, he delivered essays from live sporting events for SportsCenter and other ESPN telecasts, such as the U.S. Open, Wimbledon, and the British Open. Reilly also hosted an interview program, on ESPN called “Homecoming”. On March 12, 2014, he announced his retirement from sports writing, and his last column was published on ESPN.com on June 10, 2014.
Rick Reilly published his first book Boz: Confessions of a Modern Anti-Hero in 1988. His next book Gretzky, an Autobiography was published in 1990. Reilly wrote such books as Sir Charles: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles Barkley, Slo Mo!, Sports from Hell: My Search for the World's Most Outrageous Competition. His most recent book Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump was published in 2019. He also co-wrote the screenplay for the film Leatherheads.
(Bestselling author and ESPN star, Rick Reilly delivers a ...)2010
(Outrageous, irreverent quotes from the 1993 NBA Most Valu...)1997
(The bestselling author of the classic Missing Links has d...)1999
(Academy Award winners George Clooney and Renée Zellweger ...)2008
Rick Reilly has been a frequent critic of former San Francisco Giants star Barry Bonds for his treatment of his teammates, his off-field behavior and his alleged steroid use.
He also defended cyclist Lance Armstrong against accusations of using illegal performance enhancements. When Armstrong confessed in January 2013 after many years of denials, Reilly wrote a strongly critical piece about Armstrong.
Rick Reilly married Linda Campbell on December 30, 1983. The marriage produced three children. In 2003, Rick and Linda divorced. Rick Reilly married Cynthia Puchniarz in October 2008.