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John Derr, veteran Masters journalist, dies at 97

...took an instant liking to him "for no reason" and established a friendship."Mr. Jones said, 'Have you met Grantland Rice yet?' " Derr said. "I told him no, I just got here. So Jones takes me over to meet Granny Rice. ... I was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-07/derr-veteran-masters-journal
Derr, veteran Masters journalist, dies at 97

...took an instant liking to him "for no reason" and established a friendship."Mr. Jones said, 'Have you met Grantland Rice yet?' " Derr said. "I told him no, I just got here. So Jones takes me over to meet Granny Rice. ... I was...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/derr-veteran-masters-journalist-dies-97
Attention football fans: Event in Atlanta to honor military's gridiron might

...of the U.S. Military Academy football team; and Grantland Rice, the pre-eminent sportswriter of the 1920s, '30s...Emily Porter Smith, served as executive secretary to Grantland Rice during the 1920s. Hence, she had the opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-10/attention-footba
1934: A look at how The Masters began

...edition March 22, 1934."It will be a matter of stepping back under heavy pressure for the first time since 1930," Grantland Rice wrote in a preview of the first tournament for The American Golfer. "No one can say in advance how the nerve strain...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/1934-look-how-masters-began
Consecutive sweeps a rare occurrence

...Somme as the `slammerese twins' rolled their heavy artillery into position and once more opened up the big blast," Grantland Rice wrote in the New York Herald Tribune after Ruth homered three times and Gehrig once in a 7-4 victory that capped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/28/bas_275337.shtml
Baseball
For the love of the game

...odd reporter brings it up now and then, and Mr. Brissie humbly obliges with a retelling. Legendary sports writer Grantland Rice once wrote, "There have been many stories about servicemen who barely escaped death and returned to play ball again...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/27/mic_130035.shtml
Scott Michaux
Collection of golfer stamps is small

...respectful admirer. He called her one of the 10 best golfers (male or female) ever.His friend, sportswriter Grantland Rice, who was also an Augusta National member, was more effusive."She is beyond all belief until you see her perform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-06/collection-golfer-stamps-smal
'Nanny' should leave us alone

...came from. It gained international recognition for its spring and its golf. From the days of famed sportswriter Grantland Rice, Augusta has been the destination of thousands from every part of the globe.Augusta's universities have sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-09-08/nanny-should-leave-us-al
Cajuns edge Aztecs in New Orleans Bowl

...right and a sprint back to the left.The Ragin' Cajuns had not appeared in a bowl of any kind since playing in the Grantland Rice Bowl 41 years ago.They weren't expected to contend for a bowl bid this season, either, but earned one with a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2011-12-18/cajuns-edge-aztecs-new-or
Civil rights champion remembered as a friend of all races

...salaries statewide, being a caddy at the Augusta Country Club for a foursome that included Ty Cobb and sports writer Grantland Rice, etc., etc. Even at 91, he had a remarkable memory of names and details of events that happened decades ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/02/op_286917.shtml
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