Steve Marantz is a journalist and podcaster. His fourth book, “Citizen Akoy: Basketball and the Making of a South Sudanese American”, was published by University of Nebraska Press in 2019. His show, “Championship Stories”, is about famous, infamous, and almost famous champions, and their moments of triumph. It can be found at championshipstories.com and at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify and Radio Public. As a free-lancer for Boston Globe Sports, he writes about a variety of topics.