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Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Deford III (December 16, 1938 – May 28, 2017) was an American sportswriter, novelist and health activist. Over his 40 year career, he was a regular sports commentator on NPR's Morning Edition radio program (from 1980 to 2017).
Deford wrote for Sports Illustrated magazine from 1962 until his death in 2017, and was a correspondent for the Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel television program on HBO. He wrote 18 books, nine of them novels such as Everybody's All-American (1981).
- Bunting, Glenn F. (January 11, 2004). "Picking Nits with Frank Deford". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/2004/jan/11/magazine/tm-deford2.
- Conway, Tyler. "Former Sports Illustrated Writer Frank Deford Dies at Age 78". http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2712390-former-sports-illustrated-writer-frank-deford-dies-at-age-78. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
- Dwyer, Colin. "Frank Deford, NPR's Longtime Philosopher Of Sports, Dies At 78" (in en). https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/05/29/530600033/frank-deford-nprs-longtime-scholar-of-sports-dies-at-78. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
- Frank Deford Archive at SI
- Frank Deford's Insider Archive also at SI
- Frank Deford on IMDb
- Frank Deford, NPR Biography
- Frank Deford articles at Byliner
- Frank Deford at Yahoo!