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USBWA Honors Additions to Its Hall of Fame

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO — The United States Basketball Writers Association inducted four sports journalists into its Hall of Fame during the annual honors luncheon on Monday. Lew Freedman of the Cody (Wyo.) Enterprise, David Jones of the Harrisburg Patriot-News, Charles Pierce of Esquire, Sports Illustrated and Slate […]

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