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Salisbury, North Carolina, an oasis of hope for sports media
Here’s what the late, great Atlanta sports columnist Furman Bisher wrote nearly 50 years ago about sportswriters and sportscasters heaven — Salisbury, North Carolina: "The...

Legendary sportswriter Furman Bisher passes away
When Furman University shut down its journalism department heading into the 1936 academic year, it lost a namesake and the football team’s manager, an aspiring...

Legendary sportswriter, UNC alum Furman Bisher dies at 93
He covered the Masters, Kentucky Derby and the Georgia-Georgia Tech football game more than 50 times each. Most of the Super Bowls, too. But on...

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