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Frank Deford, editor and publisher of The National Sports Daily, holds a proof of the final front page of the newspaper after a news conference at the paper's offices in New York City on Wednesday, June 12, 1991.  He announced that the publication would fold with Thursday's issue.
Frank Deford, editor and publisher of The National Sports Daily, holds a proof of the final front page of the newspaper after a news conference at the paper's offices in New York City on Wednesday, June 12, 1991.  He announced that the publication would fold with Thursday's issue.

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Longtime sportswriter Frank Deford dies

Longtime Sports Illustrated writer and NPR commentator Frank Deford has died at 78.

Longtime sportswriter Frank Deford dies

Longtime Sports Illustrated writer and NPR commentator Frank Deford has died at 78.