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Thomas S. Rice

Thomas S. Rice (Sportswriter.  Born, Baltimore, MD, Feb. 21, 1878; died, Brooklyn, NY, Feb. 14, 1942.)  Perhaps uniquely among sportswriters of his time, Thomas S. Rice was a practicing lawyer who spent 18 years (1911-29) with the Brooklyn Eagle.  Rice, who often signed his copy with only his last name, covered the Dodgers his last […]

Tom Keegan

Tom Keegan (Sportswriter.  Born, Rochester, NY, Mar. 22, 1959.)  After nearly two decades as a sportswriter, Thomas Joseph Keegan became the co-host of a New York sports radio talk show.  Following his graduation from Marquette, Keegan began his sportswriting career with the Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.) in 1981.  He moved to Chicago, Ill., […]

Ernie Accorsi

Ernie Accorsi (Football.  Born, Hershey, PA.)  A one-time sportswriter for the Baltimore Sun and Philadelphia Inquirer, Ernie Accorsi guided his career from reporting to public relations to administration to becoming general manager of the Football Giants.  Accorsi was p.r. director of the old Baltimore Colts from 1970-75, spent two years as assistant to the president of the N.F.C., and […]

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