Gilbert Rogin, who was the managing editor of Sports Illustrated for five years, has died.
</p><div id="article-body"> <div class="padded"> <p>Gilbert Rogin, who was the managing editor of <em>Sports Illustrated </em>for five years, has died. Rogin<span> was born in 1929 and became managing editor of </span><em>Sports Illustrated</em><span> in 1979. He held the post until 1984, when he left to become managing editor of </span><em>Discover</em><span> magazine. </span>Rogin<span> retired from Time Inc. as a corporate editor in 1991. </span> Rogin also contributed to the <em>New Yorker</em> and authored multiple books. Along with Quincy Jones, Rogin is credited with creating the hip-hop quarterly magazine <em>Vibe</em>. Rogin was described as "<a href="http://observer.com/2010/09/the-virtuoso-of-the-canorama-gil-rogin-ran-si-at-its-peak-but-his-fiction-might-make-him-immortal/" target="_blank">eccentrically brilliant</a>" and is viewed as a titan of New York magazine publishing. </div> </div>