ESPN’s Howard Bryant to Speak at UW Libraries Fundraiser
April 2, 2012 — ESPN sports writer Howard Bryant will be the guest speaker at the University of Wyoming Libraries Book and Author Luncheon at noon Thursday, April 26, at the UW Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Admission is $50, and raffle tickets cost $20 each. To reserve a seat or to purchase a raffle ticket, call UW Libraries at (307) 766-3279. Reservation deadline is Tuesday, April 17.
Copies of Bryant's recent book, "The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron," will be available for purchase at the luncheon. Two drawings -- one for four tickets to a Colorado Rockies game, and another for four tickets to UW vs. CSU basketball and football games -- will take place at the event.
The author of several sports books, Bryant is a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN the Magazine. Before joining ESPN, he spent two years at The Washington Post.
He appears regularly on ESPN's "The Sports Reporters," "First Take" and "Outside the Lines," and serves as sports correspondent for National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition Saturday."