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  • Longtime Philadelphia sportswriter Stan Hochman dies at 86

    STAN HOCHMAN was a people person. Wrote about them. Cared about them.
  • Jim Brosnan dies at 84; relief pitcher wrote inside look at baseball

    Jim Brosnan dies at 84; relief pitcher wrote inside look at baseball
    The relief pitcher known to his teammates as "The Professor" listened to Bartok, read Dostoevsky, sipped martinis and hauled a portable typewriter from stadium to stadium. Over nine seasons in the majors, Jim Brosnan was a curveball artist who also...

    Review: 'His Ownself' by Dan Jenkins

    Review: 'His Ownself' by Dan Jenkins
    Dan Jenkins may not be the greatest sportswriter of the 20th Century but he is indisputably in the same ballpark with such people as Grantland Rice, Ring Lardner, Red Smith, Jim Murray, Frank Deford and Gary Smith. There are others, of course, some of...

    Secretariat's Preakness run still looks brilliant on 40th anniversary

    Secretariat's Preakness run still looks brilliant on 40th anniversary
    Secretariat was a star but not yet a legend when his van rolled up to Pimlico Race Course in the second week of May 1973. The big red horse had taken off like a rocket ship to run down the field at the Kentucky Derby, winning in less than two minutes, a...

    Marc Simont dies at 97; award-winning children's book artist

    Marc Simont dies at 97; award-winning children's book artist
    Marc Simont, an award-winning children's book illustrator whose drawings and watercolors brought poignancy and gentle wit to works by such well-known authors as Margaret Wise Brown, Ruth Krauss and James Thurber, died July 13 at his home in Cornwall,...