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Don Williams

Don Williams (Sportswriter.  Born, Jamaica, NY, Aug. 31, 1932; died, Westbury, NY, Sept. 1, 2011.)  A quiet, unassuming presence, Clement Donald Williams spent nearly a half-century covering sports, primarily pro football.  Williams was hired by the Long Island Press in 1950 and worked a wide range of inside jobs at the paper, moving into sports […]

Dave Hutchinson

Dave Hutchinson (Sportswriter.  Born, Washington, DC, Oct. 27, 1957.)  Joining the staff of the Star-Ledger of Newark in 1994, David Lynn Hutchinson covered a wide range of sports.  When Don Williams announced his retirement, Hutchinson moved to the Jets beat in 1996 and remained there as the lead writer.  He also covers other sports, including major […]

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