Sports Illustraed writer Rick Reilly to speak at Guaranty Bank SMU Athletic Forum Luncheon
|March 10, 2006|
Contact: Jeff Lockhart (214)768-4314
DALLAS, TEXAS -
The Guaranty Bank SMU Athletic Forum welcomes Rick Reilly to Dallas on Tuesday, March 14.
The luncheon, will take place in the Khmer Pavilion of The Hilton Anatole at noon. Media availability begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Jade Room of The Hilton Anatole.
Reilly, 47, is in his 21st year as a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. He has been voted National Sportswriter of the Year 10 times, including 2005. He is the author of the weekly "Life of Reilly" column, which runs on the last page of Sports Illustrated and is the first signed weekly opinion column in the magazine's history.
Reilly’s current book, "Who's Your Caddy?,” in which he caddies for everyone from Jack Nicklaus to Donald Trump, rose to No. 3 on the New York Times best-seller list. His book, "The Life of Reilly: The Best of Sports Illustrated's Rick Reilly" also was a New York Times bestseller.
Honoring the legends of sports for 18 years, the Guaranty Bank SMU Athletic Forum celebrates outstanding success in athletics. Based in Dallas , the series features major figures from a variety of sports. The Guaranty Bank SMU Athletic Forum includes four luncheons and the prestigious Doak Walker Award Presentation Banquet.