MILES WRAY

Miles Wray writes for McSweeney’s, Ploughshares, and The Classical, and he’s assistant editor of the online literary journal Spartan. He tweets at @mileswray.

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What We Write About When We Write About Football
What We Write About When We Write About Football
Reading a new anthology of writing about football, our reviewer thinks about what gets overlooked when we celebrate the sport's golden age.
Chasing Perfection
Chasing Perfection
In 2013, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Rafael Nadal took every Grand Slam and ATP singles title, while Roger Federer appeared to decline. A new book follows the Big Four through the season, looking at what drives the men at the pinnacle of the game.
SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
Winner of six consecutive wrestling titles, Milo of Croton was one of most celebrated athletes of the ancient Olympics. He was known for his great strength as well as his great appetite – it was said he could eat forty pounds of food and drink eight quarts of wine at a single meal.
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