Ron Rapoport was a sports columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times for more than 20 years and served as the sports commentor for NPR’s Weekend Edition for two decades. The winner of the 2015 Ring Lardner Award for excellence in sports journalism, he has written more than a dozen books about sports and entertainment. His latest book is "Frank Chance's Diamond:The Baseball Journalism of Ring Lardner." He lives in Santa Monica, Calif.
Awards: Ring Lardner Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism, National Headliner Award for Consistently Outstanding Sports Journalism