Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Dick Vitale has owned Tampa Bay Rays season tickets since the franchise’s inception and wants it known that he didn’t jump on the bandwagon for this magical year.
“I’ve been a die-hard Rays fan for 11 years now,” Vitale, the Hall of Fame ESPN college hoops analyst who grew up in North Jersey and now lives in Sarasota, Fla., said by phone Monday morning. “I’ve had season tickets. I love baseball. I’m passionate about the game.
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.