The COVID pandemic shuttered local bookstores throughout the country. According to the New York Times, more than one independent bookstore has permanently closed each week since the pandemic began. Those stores aren’t coming back.
Last summer I had the opportunity to go to Israel with a group of past and present New England Patriots players. Team owner Robert Kraft was our host. Kraft has a habit of taking his players to the Holy Land during the offseason. Over the years he’s also taken many NFL Hall of Famers, from Jim Brown to Roger Staubach to Joe Montana. These trips are part of Kraft’s effort to build unity by exposing NFL players to a country where Jews, Christians and Muslims peacefully coexist.
Global golfing icon Tiger Wood’s journey through success, scandal, injuries and one of the most amazing comebacks in sports history will be detailed in a two-part documentary series from HBO Sports and executive producer Alex Gibney.
Rodney Barnes To Pen ‘Tiger Woods’ Scripted Miniseries, Entertainment 360 Comes On Board
Jeff Benedict’s Inside Account of the New England Patriots Dynasty to be Published by Avid Reader Press in September
New York, NY, May 19, 2020—The New England Patriots, the most dominant franchise in professional team sports over the past twenty years, are the subject of a new book by Jeff Benedict, it was announced today by Avid Reader Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Benedict, most recently the coauthor of the critically acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller Tiger Woods and a longtime special features writer for Sports Illustrated, secured exclusive access to the Patriots starting in 2018 and reported from within the organization for nearly two years. The book, titled The Dynasty, is a comprehensive account based on 250 interviews with more than 200 people and will be published in September 2020.