New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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Colin Stephenson

Colin Stephenson (Sportswriter.  Born, Jamaica, W.I., Jan. 27, 1964.)  A journalism major at St. John’s, Colin Andrew Stephenson began his professional career as a news reporter at the Courier-News (Bridgewater, N.J.) in 1987.  Stephenson switched to sports in 1988 and moved to the Asbury Park Press in 1989.  At the Press, he was a ubiquitous N.H.L. […]

Brian Lewis

Brian Lewis (Sportswriter. Born, New York, NY, Dec. 26, 1968.) As a general assignment reporter in sports for the Post, Brian Anthony Lewis covers the Yankees, Mets, MetroStars, the Millrose Games, and college and pro basketball, among other events. Lewis started with the Courier-News in Bridgewater, N.J., as the paper’s Rutgers beat writer on sports […]

Hugh Delano

Hugh Delano (Sportswriter.  Born, Cranford, NJ, Dec. 14, 1933.)  Among the longest-serving hockey writers of his era, Hugh Stafford Delano covered the sport for 25 consecutive seasons and 29 years overall.  Delano first covered the Rangers for the Plainfield (N.J.) Courier-News in 1964, went on the beat regularly for the Newark Evening News in 1969, […]

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