Rick Reilly has been voted National Sportswriter of the Year 11 times. He is the back-page columnist for ESPN the Magazine, a front-page columnist for ESPN.com, and an essayist for ESPN SportsCenter, ESPN golf coverage, and ABC Sports. For nearly 23 years, his unique, breezy, hilarious style graced the pages of Sports Illustrated. Reilly wrote the popular “Life of Reilly” column, which ran on the last page and was the first signed weekly opinion column in the magazine’s long history. Reilly is the renowned author of Hate Mail from Cheerleaders, Shanks for Nothing, The Life of Reilly: The Best of Sports Illustrated’s Rick Reilly, Who’s Your Caddy, Missing Links, and Slo Mo!. Reilly is the co-author of the movie “Leatherheads,” the comic romance centered on the 1924 Duluth Eskimos of the fledgling NFL, starring George Clooney, Renee Zellweger, and John Krasinski.