Bryan Burwell, the former Detroit News and St. Louis Post Dispatch columnist, died two years ago at age 59. ESPN’s Stuart Scott died last year at 49. ESPN’s John Saunders passed this summer at 61.
There’s a song in “Les Miserables” where the young rebels lament their fallen brothers. “Empty Chairs at Empty Tables.” It feels like the press box is living that now. Once populated with so many funny, loud, opinionated souls, it grows quieter and more vacant. Drew Sharp has died. A lively, intelligent man who shook when he… [Read more…]