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Q&A with Fred Russell's Biographer

Fred Russell, one of the preeminent sportswriters of the 20th century, spent 69 years at the Nashville Banner, including 50 as the paper’s sports...
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June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

General News. Grantland Rice's Thanksgiving Dream

Fred Russell, the legendary sports editor and Vanderbilt alumnus, graced the pages of the Nashville Banner for 70 years. We are including a column he wrote in the mid-1990's that honored his friend and kindred soul, Grantland Rice, and his thoughts of Thanksgiving. Russell was a charter member of Vanderbilt's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008 and Rice was inducted in 2010. This...
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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