Topic: Frank Deford

Washington Post Sports Columnist to Deliver Inaugural Frank Deford Lecture on Sports Journalism

April 19, 2011

Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins will deliver the inaugural Frank Deford Lecture in Sports Journalism, a speech titled "Why Games Matter: Stories We Tell Ourselves about Ourselves," at 4 p.m., April 20 in the Student Activity Center auditorium at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Texas Program in Sports and Media Names Initial Director

April 1, 2010

Michael J. Cramer, former president of the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Stars, and a professor in sports management at New York University (NYU), has been named the first director of the new Texas Program in Sports and Media (TPSM) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Commentator Frank Deford to Discuss Intersection of Sports and Society at McGarr Symposium, April 1

March 24, 2010

Event:: Six-time "U.S. Sportswriter of the Year" winner Frank Deford will discuss the cultural trends he's seen over 50 years of covering sports as an author and commentator. The Deford speech is free and open to the public.

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Commentator Frank Deford to Discuss Intersection of Sports and Society at McGarr Symposium April 1

March 10, 2010

Six-time "U.S. Sportswriter of the Year" winner Frank Deford will discuss the cultural trends he's seen over 50 years of covering sports as an author and commentator at the McGarr Symposium on Sports and Society at 4 p.m., April 1 in the Texas Union Ballroom at The University of Texas at Austin.

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The University of Texas at Austin Starts Program to Examine Intersection of Sports, Media and Culture

Dec. 17, 2009

The College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin has established the Texas Program in Sports and Media to foster interdisciplinary dialogue and research on sports, media and culture.

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