Longtime columnist to speak at regional campus

Rick Reilly, author and sports columnist for ESPN The Magazine, will speak at 7 p.m. in the Founders Hall Auditorium at the Kent State Tuscarawas campus.

A guest of this year’s Tuscarawas campus Featured Speaker Series, Reilly was a “Sports Illustrated” columnist for 22 years and has been voted National Sportswriter of the Year 11 times.

He has also authored several books, including the New York Times bestseller “Who’s Your Caddy?.”

“We chose Rick Reilly because of his popularity and his viewpoints,” said Pam Patacca, Tuscarawas campus public relations coordinator. “His presentation should be both informative and entertaining.”

The event is free and will be followed by a public reception with Reilly. Tickets are required and can be obtained at the main office in Founders Hall. Overflow seating is still available.

&mdash Justin Metz