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The Sports Beat

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The Sports Beat

Stevie and Susan Carol are teen sportswriters that expect drama at every turn --- but their coverage goes in unexpected directions when mysteries arise at each event they attend. This is another action-packed sports series from popular sportswriter John Feinstein.

The Sports Beat

Books in this series

by John Feinstein

When Stevie wins a writing contest for aspiring sports journalists, his prize is a press pass to the Final Four in New Orleans. While exploring the Superdome, he overhears a plot to throw the championship game. With the help of fellow contest winner Susan Carol, Stevie has just 48 hours to figure out who is blackmailing one of the star players...and why.

by John Feinstein
When teen sportswriters Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson score press passes to the U.S. Open they expect drama. They expect blistering serves, smashed returns and fierce competition. What they don't expect is kidnapping. Russian tennis phenom Nadia Symanova was supposed to win it all, but she never even made it onto the court. Now the whole stadium is in an uproar trying to find her. Can Stevie and Susan Carol get to Nadia before it's too late?
by John Feinstein - Mystery

The Super Bowl. America's biggest sports spectacle. Over 95 million fans will be watching. But teen sportswriters Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson know that what they'll be watching is a lie. They know that the entire offensive line of the California Dreams have failed their doping tests. They know the owner is trying to cover up the results. The only thing they don't know is how to prove it.

by John Feinstein - Fiction

Bestselling author, journalist and Edgar Award winner John Feinstein is back with another high-stakes sports mystery. Teen reporters Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson are covering baseball's World Series, and during the course of an interview with a new hot pitcher, they discover more than a few contradictions in his life story. What's he hiding? An embarrassing secret? A possible crime? Let the investigation begin!

by John Feinstein - Mystery
Teen sports reporters Stevie and Susan Carol have been busy at West Point and Annapolis, getting to know the football players and coaches --- and the Secret Service agents. Since the president will be attending the game, security will be tighter than tight. Weeks and months have been spent on training and planning and reporting to get them all to this moment. But when game day arrives, the refs aren’t the only ones crying foul. . . .
by John Feinstein - Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult 10+

Fifteen-year-old Susan Carol Anderson has a shot at making the 2012 Olympic Swim Team. Suddenly the center of attention from agents and promoters all looking to cash in on her athletic performance and good looks, Susan Carol no longer knows who to trust. With her friend Stevie Thomas covering the games as a teen reporter, the two must uncover how far people will go to see her win Olympic Gold.