It's interesting Frank Deford likens NPR to a circus....has he ever heard The Morning Rush?
Sports commentator Frank Deford bids adieu. https://t.co/69GyTkGHnE— NPR (@NPR) May 3, 2017
Twitter found some gems from Deford through the years, like this gem about soccer circa 1992:
This one about the end of the ABA:
This, on Kirby Puckett:
This Frank DeFord story about Kirby Puckett is why I decided to become a print journalist.— Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) May 3, 2017
Specifically this paragraph.
True story. pic.twitter.com/IxoVJXM9No
Or this one, on how American men are no longer the tallest:
Frank Deford, NPR, August 2007: ", but the really big guys are still thought of as mindless goons." https://t.co/4DjYnOaKjS— Bijan C. Bayne (@bijancbayne) April 22, 2017