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

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Bernie Beglane

Bernie Beglane (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Jan. 12, 1927.)  Following a 25-year career with newspapers in Queens, Bernard Patrick Beglane became an industrious academic and ubiquitous Associated Press correspondent.  Beglane joined the Long Island Star-Journal in Long Island City in 1952 and later was with the Long Island Press in Jamaica until it closed […]

Harvey Araton

Harvey Araton (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, May 17, 1952.)  After a professional odyssey that took him to all of the other daily papers then operating in the five boroughs, Harvey J. Araton landed at The New York Times in 1991.  Araton became one of the small group of regular writers of the Sports of […]

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