Basketball Hall of Fame honors Rick Byrd

Marvin Westwestwords

Rick Byrd learned a lot of basketball sitting on the floor at his father’s feet, just under press row at Stokely Center, watching Ray Mears’ Volunteers do their thing.
His sports-writing …

Rick Byrd: Local boy makes good

Marvin WestSouth Knox, westwords

Nobody from Knoxville has been elected president of the United States. I looked it up.
Nobody from Knoxville has carried the Olympic torch at an opening ceremony.
Only one person from Knoxville …