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Sportswriter

“For when the One Great Scorer comes to write against your name/He marks, not that you won or lost, but how you played the game.” The words of Grantland Rice echoed thoughout his time, and will continue to resonate for as long as sport is played. Rice was the most prolific and influential sports journalist […]

Another Man’s Poison

As Mischievous as Mencken, as cantankerous as Pegler, as elegant as Swope, as individual as columnists come, during his forty-year career, George Frazier expressed his stylish views of the world in the pages of Life, Esquire, Mademoiselle, Down Beat, The Boston Herald and The Boston Globe. From the halls of Harvard in the 1920s, through […]