[Sportswriters We Love] For a long, long time there was one main reason to read Sports Illustrated: Rick Reilly.
Then the columnist who had top real estate on the back page decided to leave the magazine. (Damn you, Reilly! Didn't you know you were why I resubscribed after letting my SI subscription lapse at least a decade ago?)
This story about his sabbatical from columnizing (until he starts up at ESPN) explains what he's been up to. And still, I miss him. (Holly Mullen)