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REFLECTIONS ON FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Lots of Heart, Lots of Beer

REFLECTIONS ON FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Lots of Heart, Lots of Beer

I’m writing this at a quite appropriate time–Friday night. I can’t see the lights from here, but they’re somewhere in the distance, shining onto the field at Bethlehem Area School District Stadium, where I began my sports writing life 45 years ago. Just about every sports journalist who works at a small newspaper experiences some version of those lights on Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)

THE WEARYING EFFECTS OF AN NCAA INVESTIGATION

THE WEARYING EFFECTS OF AN NCAA INVESTIGATION

From the moment Jim Boeheim and I started brainstorming and then doing the actual interviewing for BLEEDING ORANGE, the ongoing NCAA investigation of the Syracuse basketball program was the elephant in the room. “If the investigation isn’t resolved by the time we turn in the final draft,” Boeheim told the publishers who were interested in Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)