Legendary sportswriter Dick Weiss reinvents himself after layoff

Wednesday December 4th, 2013
Weiss has been such a fixture covering college basketball that he earned the nickname 'Hoops.'
Monaster Thomas/New York Daily News

No doubt there will be a few goosebumps in the pressroom at the 2014 Final Four when Hoops Weiss strolls through with a credential around his neck. This Philadelphia story could have ended differently but for the age-old adage: No man is a failure who has friends.

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