Sports: The Hype and Hypocrisy

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Deford, Frank
sports; journalism; writing; sports and society
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ABOUT THE TALK: Sports writer Frank Deford spoke at Marquette in September 2008 about his experiences as a sports writer and the broader role that sports play in society.ABOUT THE SERIES: Axthelm Lecture: Each year, a notable journalist speaks during the Pete and Bonnie Axthelm Memorial Program scholarship award ceremony.ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Sports commentator Frank Deford is best known for his contributions to Sports Illustrated and NPR.