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Frank Deford was an award-winning sportswriter and commentator whose reporting was a staple for years at Sports Illustrated and National Public Radio.
DeFord also was in his prime when sportswriters ruled the media, which was before the middle 1980s.
Frank Deford, the award-winning sportswriter and commentator whose elegant reportage was a staple for years at Sports Illustrated and National Public Radio, died Sunday at age 78 in Key West, Fla., his family said Monday.
Frei was previously Colorado sportswriter of the year four times.
Frei was named Colorado sportswriter of the year four times.
Sports’ Jeff Passan on Monday on Frank Deford, a longtime sportswriter who died Sunday.
In 1996, after just barely missing election in earlier years by the nation’s sportswriters, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee.
As of 8 March that was no longer possible, so the Denver Post surveyed ex-players, managers, and sportswriters to anoint a successor.
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Definition of sportswriter for English Language Learners
: someone who writes about sports for a newspaper, magazine, etc.
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