“It’s with heavy hearts that my wife and I leave Boston after 32 very enjoyable months in the city’s South End. We’re moving to Manhattan. ” Sports Illustrated writer Peter King wrote with characteristic drama in his Monday Morning Quarterback column last month. Mr. King and his wife, Ann have indeed settled in New York , and city records show their new roost is located in the glassy new Sutton Place development The Milan.
By the looks of it, football commentating is a decent paying gig (we’ll add that to our list of potential career choices right after Rabbi), as the Kings spent $2.55 million on the place at 300 East 55th Street.
Sports Illustrated and GQ were the big winners in the fifth annual American Society of Magazine Editors Best Cover Contest. Twelve winners were selected by Amazon customers voting online. Eligible covers ran between June 1, 2009, and May 30, 2010. The cover of the year will be announced on October 4th at ASME’s Read More
Three decades ago, Gilbert Rogin stood astride the New York publishing world like some be-Speedoed colossus. A prodigious swimmer who drooped and sickened if he had to forgo his daily laps, Mr. Rogin had just been named managing editor of Sports Illustrated. A fiction writer who elevated the Jewish male Manhattanite’s midlife experience to transcendent Read More
With the world’s tennis greats ready to step onto the courts at Flushing, Weezy won’t let a stint in Rikers stop him from moonlighting for Sports Illustrated on the U.S. Open. Lil’ Wayne is no stranger to sports journalism, having maintained a blog for ESPN the Magazine. But given his Read More
“I think we should have our salad and then we will go fast through the magazine,” said Stefano Tonchi, the editor of W. It was Tuesday afternoon on the fourth floor of 4 Times Square and Mr. Tonchi was wearing a two-button gray suit and an open-collared white shirt. He was showing off his newly Read More
George Steinbrenner’s signature was barely dry on the New York Yankees bill of sale when I mailed him a letter asking for a job. I was a 21-year-old senior at Antioch College and an unreconstructed wiseass. I wrote George that I had what it took to be a great public-relations man: “A flamboyant wit, flashing Read More
Sports Illustrated joins Time magazine today as the first Time Inc. titles to have iPad applications.
Both apps are priced at $4.99, to compete with Wired. But Wired is dropping the price of its app to $3.99 for customers who purchased the first issue. Neither publisher has decided on subscription pricing for the iPad yet. Read More
Terry McDonnell, editor of Sports Illustrated, explains how their magazine will work in
Sports Illustrated worked with David Link, the founder of Wonderfactory, to help design the product. He told The New York Times that he was not sure whether the new digital magazine would be distributed through iTunes or other e-commerce stores. Read More
Some of the magazine industry’s biggest names are on the verge of forming a new company that would allow them to take the digital future into their own hands.
The company would make up one of the biggest alliances among rival publishers ever formed in print media, with Time Inc., Condé Nast and Hearst Read More
How good is the next name going to have to be, from baseball’s secret steroids-offender list? The returns on the leaks from the six-year-old document are already diminishing: Alex Rodriguez was boffo, scandal-perfect, exactly what everyone wanted to hear.
But that was the peak. The Manny Ramirez–David Ortiz combo? Ramirez was already serving a Read More