Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated
Michael Rosenberg joined Sports Illustrated as a senior writer in 2012 after working at the Detroit Free Press for 13 years, eight of them as a columnist. Rosenberg, who contributed to SI before coming on board full-time, writes features, profiles and columns across all sports for SI and SI.com. He cites his April 18, 2013, cover story on Tiger Woods, Back (Maybe, Just Maybe…), and his Aug. 27, 2012, feature story on Paralympic rowers Oksana Masters and Rob Jones, The Marine and The Orphan, among his most memorable SI pieces.
Rosenberg has been named one of the top 10 sports columnists in the country by the Associated Press Sports Editors, and his work has been featured in The Best American Sports Writing. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, War As They Knew It: Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler and America in a Time of Unrest. Rosenberg has also worked at the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer and Sacramento Bee.
Rosenberg, a Great Neck, N.Y., native and University of Michigan graduate, lives in Michigan with his wife, Erin, and their children, Audrey, and Max.