Mike Lupica is one of the most prominent sportswriters in America and his columns are considered must reading. In addition, he also now writes columns about New York City politics in the Daily News.
He began his newspaper career covering the New York Knicks for the New York Post at age 23. He became the youngest columnist ever at a New York paper with the Daily News, which he joined 1977.
He’s had a versatile writing career, with magazines, novels, sports biographies, other nonfiction books on sports and starting “The Sporting Life” column for Esquire magazine. He co-wrote autobiographies with Reggie Jackson and Bill Parcells; collaborated with author and screenwriter William Goldman on “Wait ’Til Next Year”; “Shooting from the Lip,” a collection of columns, and other books.
Lupica has been a TV anchor for ESPN’s “The Sports Reporters” and hosted “The Mike Lupica Show” on ESPN2.