Click link below picture

.

Frank Deford, the renowned sportswriter and commentator, has died. He was 78.

The death was confirmed Monday by NPR, where Deford delivered commentaries for 37 years.

 “Frank [left] us 1,656 of his signature insights into the world of sports and the human stories behind athletic triumphs,” NPR President and CEO Jarl Mohn said in a statement. “The world of sports commentaries will never be the same.”
.

Deford was also well known for a decades-long career at Sports Illustrated, where he started working in 1962. The SI Twitter account called him a “titan and a gentleman.”

.

.

.

Click link below for article and video:

http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/29/media/frank-deford/index.html

.

__________________________________________

 

Advertisements