Legendary Sportswriter William Nack Dies

 
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:22 pm    Post subject: Legendary Sportswriter William Nack Dies

This one hurts. "Pure Heart" is one of the greatest stories I have ever read, in sports or elsewhere. Secretariat was obviously a legend, and the article is the stuff of legend too, as far as I'm concerned. I remember first reading it as a 13-year-old, not really familiar with Secretariat's exploits at that time, other than knowing he was a great racehorse who had died a few months earlier.

Mr. Nack obviously had many other great works in his brilliant career, but this one is in a league of its own. RIP, sir.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:17 pm    Post subject:

Yes this one hurts. What an amazing man we lost.
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