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Jack Sulger

Jack Sulger (Rowing.  Born, New York, NY, Mar. 20, 1913; died, New York, NY, Jan. 2, 1979.)  One of the most popular and successful coaches in his sport, John J. Sulger was a major force in rowing for over 35 years.  Sulger was a six-time national champion as an oarsman, but earned his greatest distinctions as […]

Joel Sherman

Joel Sherman (Sportswriter.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Mar. 17, 1964.)  An N.Y.U. graduate who spent four years (1984-88) as a U.P.I. sportswriter, Joel Sherman became a baseball columnist for the Post in 1996.  Sherman joined the Post in 1989 and almost immediately went on the Yankees beat.  After seven years of covering the Yankees, he became a general […]

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