Phil Berger

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Phil Berger was a sportswriter, author and screenwriter. He died of colon cancer on March 12, 2001, at the age of 58.

Berger was a boxing reporter for the New York Times from 1986 to 1992 and was named "Boxing Writer of the Year" by the World Boxing Association in 1987.

He authored more than a dozen books, including:

Berger also wrote the screenplay for a feature film about boxing titled Price of Glory. The movie starred Jimmy Smits and was released in 2000.