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Encyclopedia > Peter King (sportswriter)

Peter King (born 1957 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated,[1] the author of five books, most notably Inside the Helmet, as well as a TV analyst and reporter. Since 2006, he has been a part of Football Night in America, NBC's Sunday night NFL studio show[2]. Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Location in Hampden County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Hampden Settled 1636 Incorporated 1852 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Charles Ryan (D) Area  - Total 33. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ... Football Night in America is the studio show preceding NBCs broadcasts of Sunday night National Football League (NFL) games starting in the 2006 NFL season. ... This article is about the television network. ... NFL redirects here. ...


King graduated from Ohio University in 1979, and following graduation, began working for The Cincinnati Enquirer, where he covered college sports and professional football from 1980 to 1985. He was an NFL beat writer for Newsday from 1985 to 1989, when he joined the staff of Sports Illustrated. He writes regularly on the NFL for the magazine, and appears frequently as a commentator on radio and TV talk shows across the nation. Ohio University (OU) is a public university located in Athens, Ohio that is situated on a 1,800 acre (7. ... The Cincinnati Enquirer is a daily morning newspaper published at Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Newsday is a daily tabloid-size newspaper that primarily serves Long Island and the New York City borough of Queens, although it is sold throughout the New York City metropolitan area. ... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ...


King also writes the popular Monday Morning Quarterback column for SI.com as well as a "Monday Morning Quarterback: Tuesday Edition" edition. Typically, King will elaborate on the game or event he attended in person that weekend. Several recurring features are contained in the online column, including "The 10 Things I Think I Think", where he summarizes the highlights and lowlights of the prior week. He also makes personal observations on non-NFL issues, such as Starbucks (his favorite national chain coffee shop), other sporting events (often with respect to his favorite baseball team, the Boston Red Sox), his daughters, and travel and lodging (he has an issue with the Providence Westin and its policy of charging extra for use of the fitness room). King has also been outspoken in his columns - for example, he chided the Fox Network for putting a show such as Temptation Island on the air.[3] "Monday Morning Quarterback: Tuesday Edition" is a mailbag column by King in which he typically answers between four and five reader questions. For other meanings of the name Starbuck, see Starbuck. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Olde Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... Westin Hotels chain is owned by Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide. ... Temptation Island was a U.S. reality television program broadcast on the Fox network in which several couples agreed to live with groups of singles of the opposite sex, in order to test the strength of their relationships. ...


He also joined Inside the NFL, the Emmy Award-winning HBO show, in 2002 as a managing editor and reporter. With the return of NFL programming to NBC at the start of the 2006 season, NBC started a new studio show called Football Night in America, set between the end of the Sunday afternoon games, and the primetime Sunday Night Football. King joined Bob Costas, Cris Collinsworth, Sterling Sharpe and Jerome Bettis, serving as a special "insider" reporter and analyst for the show, typically highlighting one or two major topics from that day in football. ‹The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... An Emmy Award. ... For other uses, see HBO (disambiguation). ... Football Night in America is the studio show preceding NBCs broadcasts of Sunday night National Football League (NFL) games starting in the 2006 NFL season. ... NBC Sunday Night Football is a weekly television broadcast of Sunday evening National Football League games on NBC that began airing on Sunday, August 6, 2006 with the pre-season opening Hall of Fame Game. ... Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952) is an American sportscaster, on the air for the NBC network since the early 1980s. ... Anthony Cris Collinsworth (born January 27, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio), is a former American football player and current television sportscaster. ... Sterling Sharpe (born April 6, 1965 in Chicago) is a former American football wide receiver who played from 1988 to 1994 with the Green Bay Packers. ... Jerome Abram Bettis, nicknamed The Bus (born February 16, 1972), is a former American football halfback for the NFLs Los Angeles/St. ...


In 2005 the governor of New Jersey appointed him to a fact finding task force in an attempt to end steroid and human growth hormone use in high school athletics. The task force recommended a random drug testing program for high school athletes, the first of its kind for a state.[4]


King lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife Ann and two daughters, Laura and Mary Beth, who attend Colgate University. Map of Montclair Township in Essex County Montclair is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Colgate in fall. ...


References

  1. ^ Peter King Bio. SI.com. Retrieved on 2007-10-03.
  2. ^ Ben Grossman (2006-04-27). King suits up for Football Night. Broadcasting & Cable.
  3. ^ Peter King (2000-12-24). Monday Morning Quarterback. SI.com.
  4. ^ N.J. prep athletes to face random steroid testing. The Associated Press (2005-12-20).

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Peter King (sportswriter) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (381 words)
King graduated from Ohio University in 1979, and following graduation, began working for the Cincinnati Enquirer, where he covered college sports and professional football from 1980 to 1985.
King has also been outspoken in his columns - for example, he chided the Fox Network for putting a show such as Temptation Island on the air.
King lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife Ann and two daughters, Laura and Mary Beth, who attends Colgate University.
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