Although he planned to move to California after graduating from Columbia as a nineteen

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Although he planned to move to California after graduating from Columbia as a nineteen-year-old  English major, Lipsyte took a summer job as a copy boy in the sports department of the  New York  Times.  Eventually becoming a sports reporter and then a sports columnist, he stayed with the  newspaper for fourteen years. During that time, he co-authored  Nigger  (1964) with controversial  comic and activist Dick Gregory; published  The Masculine Mystique  (1966); wrote his first and best- known novel,  The Contender  (1967); and published an edited collection of his columns,  Assignment:  Sports  (1970). After 1971, Lipsyte worked as a freelance writer, television scriptwriter, journalism professor, radio  commentator (National Public Radio, 1976–82), and columnist for the  New York Post  (1977). He was  a television sports essayist for  CBS Sunday Morning  (1982) and stayed with that network until 
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENG 3320 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at University of Houston.

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