Furman Bisher News & Bio

Name:Furman Bisher
Hometown:Denton, NC
Born:November 4, 1918
Died:March 18, 2012
Notes:Sports Writer

Kenan book released: Everything you want to know
Where did the title come from? The great sports columnist Furman Bisher (UNC ’38) came to Chapel Hill in November of 1980 to write a...

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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