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Legendary sportswriter, UNC alum Furman Bisher dies at 93

Monday, March 19, 2012

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 Sunday, the story of legendary sportswriter Furman Bisher came to an end. Bisher, 93, died of a heart attack, a longtime friend and editor told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

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