John Feinstein Biography

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Praised by many as America's favorite sportswriter, award-winning journalist John Feinstein first gained national prominence with his best-selling A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers. A chronicle of the 1985-86 basketball season at Indiana University--from the first pre-season meetings through practices, games, and strategy- mapping sessions, to the team's surprise upset during the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (N.C.A.A.) championship tournament in early 1986--the book was a result of Feinstein's relationship with well-known Hoosiers head coach Bobby Knight, whose reputation combined an amazing winning streak and an Olympic gold medal victory with stories of a hot temper and tough coaching tactics that some maintained bordered on abusive. Cemented by the journalist's career as a sportswriter for numerous publications--and his reputation for being hard-edged and persistent in his quest for interviews--A Season on the Brink...

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