Mike Lupica


Born
in Oneida, New York, The United States
May 10, 1952

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Mike Lupica is one of the most prominent sports writers in America. His longevity at the top of his field is based on his experience and insider's knowledge, coupled with a provocative presentation that takes an uncompromising look at the tumultuous world of professional sports. Today he is a syndicated columnist for the New York Daily News, which includes his popular "Shooting from the Lip" column, which appears every Sunday.

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 New York Daily News, which he joined in 1977. For more than 30 years, Lupica has added magazines, novels, sports biographies, other non-fiction books on sports,
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Heat

3.99 avg rating — 20,543 ratings — published 2006 — 21 editions
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Travel Team

4.08 avg rating — 10,230 ratings — published 2004 — 19 editions
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Million-Dollar Throw

4.14 avg rating — 8,185 ratings — published 2009 — 14 editions
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Summer Ball

4.16 avg rating — 7,668 ratings — published 2007 — 18 editions
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The Big Field

4.11 avg rating — 6,086 ratings — published 2008 — 15 editions
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Hero

3.77 avg rating — 5,178 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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The Batboy

4.17 avg rating — 4,135 ratings — published 2009 — 11 editions
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Miracle on 49th Street

4.14 avg rating — 3,811 ratings — published 2006 — 21 editions
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The Underdogs

4.17 avg rating — 3,387 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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True Legend

4.31 avg rating — 2,166 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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“I can't say 'why me,' Brady. That's one of the big no-can-do's. Because if I do that now that bad stuff has happened to me, why didn't I say it about all the amazing stuff that happened to me before?”
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