Writing for 23 Million

By Alex Kantor

Rick Reilly made the inside back cover of Sports Illustrated into what is arguably the most popular sports column in the world. With more than 23 million readers each week, SI is the platform that sports journalists dream about, and now that Reilly has left the magazine, Phil Taylor ’82 is filling his shoes as part of a small, rotating group of senior columnists who write the admired essay “The Point After.”