A Timely ReviewSB Nation
Given the David Salinas/AAU scandal in Houston, a timely review by SB Nation.
Charles Bock reviews PTHOHarpers
Acclaimed fiction writer Charles Bock calls PTHO one of the best sports book ever written.
Penn State honors Play Their Hearts OutPTHO won the Award for Excellence in Coverage of Youth Sports, presented by the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism at Penn State.
ESPN Page 2 Review, Q & AESPN.com
The great Jim Caple debuts his Page Turner spors book blog with some kind words about Play Their Hearts Out and a Q & A.
NY Times Book ReviewNew York Times
Reviewer Jason Zengerle calls PTHO "an often heartbreaking, always riveting exploration of the seamy underbelly of big-time youth basketball — and one of the finest books about sports I’ve ever read."
FreeDarko Presents: A critic of Play Their Hearts OutFreeDarko
Josh Spilker takes on one of the central themes of the book.
Washington Post ReviewWashington Post
Sean Callahan calls Play Their Hearts Out, "a tour de force of reporting, filled with deft storytelling and vivid character studies."
Q&A with DemetriusArizona Republic
Doug Haller, ASU beat writer, talks to Demetrius about his career and PTHO
Justin Hawkins: Inspiring FigureLas Vegas Sun
An article about how UNLV's Justin Hawkins is portrayed in PTHO.
Wall Street Journal chimes in.Wall Street Journal
A review of Play Their Hearts Out in the WS Journal by Adam Thompson
Cleveland Chimes inCleveland Plain Dealer
A nice review of PTHO written by Stuart Warner
The Bigger PictureTrueHoop/ESPN
Henry Abbott at TrueHoop sees the bigger message/purpose behind PTHO
Review in Business WeekBusiness Week/Bloomberg
A review by Will Leitch.
While everyone focus on the Giants . . .San Francisco Chronicle
Regan McMahon chimes in on Play Their Hearts Out in The Chronicle
Dallas ReviewDallas Morning News
Great lead in this review of Play Their Hearts Out.
Minneapolis reviewMinneapolis Star Tribube
A nice review published in the Star Tribune in advance of my reading in Edina, Minn.
PTHO SlideshowHuffington Post
A cool way to summarize the book: pictures and short captions.
Slate Podcast discusses PTHOSlate.com
Toward the end of Slate's podcast "Hang Up and Listen," they discuss Play Their Hearts Out and corruption in youth basketball.
SI Story on Agent BusinessSports Illustrated
Not book related, but a big story I just finished that appears in this week's Sports Illustrated.
Hometown PaperThe Stockton Record
A column by Bob Highfill on Play Their Hearts Out in advance of my reading/signing there.
The Toughest Job in Sports?Los Angeles Times
Bill Dwyre talks to Len Elmore, the man charged with cleaning up youth basketball, about PTHO.
Only A Game podcastWBUR-Boston
A great interview with Bill Littlefield.
Yahoo! InterviewYahoo! Sports
A Q&A with Jeff Eisenberg
Insight on PTHO by the Chronicle of Higher Ed.Chronicle of Higher Education
Brad Wolverton hits on some of the key points of the book as it relates to the college game.
Deadspin has run a short excerpt from one chapter.
All Things Considered InterviewNPR
Here is an interview I did with Guy Raz of NPR.
Hoops Addict interviewhoopsaddict.com
Here is an interview I did with Ryan McNeill a few weeks back.
Amazon Books of the MonthAmazon picks Play Their Hearts Out as one of the Best Books of October.
Publishers Weekly Q&APublishers Weekly
Some nice words from a former bossLos Angeles Times
A column on Play Their Hearts Out by Bill Dwyre, who I once worked for at the Los Angeles Times:
Book ExcerptSports Illustrated.
Here is a link to the excerpt of Play Their Hearts Out that appeared in this week's Sports Illustrated.