New York Times Profiles Premier Ultimate League

Nice national press hit for the league as it heads into its inaugural Championship Weekend.

Photo credit: Sarah Blesener for The New York Times
Photo credit: Sarah Blesener for The New York Times

Heading into the league’s first Championship Weekend, the Premier Ultimate League was featured in a profile story in the New York Times this morning. The article lays out the foundations and goals of the league, with interviews from players, league officials, and fans.

The article was written by longtime ultimate player and historian Adam Zagoria, who works as a professional sports journalist and authored the book Ultimate — The First Four Decades.

  1. Steve Sullivan
    Steve Sullivan

    Steve Sullivan is the Executive Editor of Ultiworld. He began playing in 2001 at Boston University, helped found and then played 14 seasons with Slow White, and most recently competed with San Francisco Blackbird. He has volunteered as a college Sectional Coordinator, a club Regional Coordinator, served three terms as a player-elected representative for the Mixed division on USAU's Club Working Group, and is currently an At-Large rep on the USAU Board of Directors. He has previously written for the USAU magazine and The Huddle, and was editor of the book "Ultimate: The First Five Decades, Vol II." You can reach him by email ( or on Twitter (@sjsully21).

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