About the Author
is a veteran award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist. For more than fifty years, he has worked as an editor, writer, and reporter for newspapers, magazines, and an international news service. He also has taught writing, journalism, and philosophy at Hunter College and at New York University. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times
, Inside Sports
, and Sports Inc.
, and he was a contributing writer for The Diamond
magazine and Sports, Inc
. He lives in Tomkins Cove, New York.