Frank Deford

The author of eighteen books, Frank Deford has worked in virtually every medium. He is senior contributing writer at "Sports Illustrated, " where his byline first appeared in 1962. A weekly commentator for NPR's "Morning Edition," he is also a regular correspondent on the HBO show "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel." As a journalist, Deford has won the National Magazine Award for profiles, and has been elected to the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters....See more