More than a year ago, the folks at the Daily News decided to conduct an experiment—to try and create a weekly magazine focused on the city’s enduring passion for sports: the fans, the athletes, the stories behind the scores. The result was SportsWeek, which debuted on October 2, 2011 featuring a cover story on Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. To mark our first year, SportsWeek editors put together this collection (see below) of great reads from our first 52 issues.


Click here for a gallery of all 52 covers from the first year.