Looney, Douglas S.
LOONEY, Douglas S.
LOONEY, Douglas S. American, b. 1942. Genres: Sports/Fitness. Career: Nashville Banner, Nashville, TN, general assignment reporter, 1965-68; Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, NE, bureau chief in Des Moines, IA, 1968-70; Better Homes & Gardens, Des Moines, special assignments editor, 1970; National Observer, Washington, DC, staff writer, 1970-75; Sports Illustrated, NYC, senior writer, 1975-. University of Colorado, adjunct professor of journalism and member of advisory board for school of journalism and mass communication; National Broadcasting Co., sports commentator; radio sports talk host. Established the Douglas S. Looney Professional-in-Residence endowment at the University of Colorado. Publications: (with D. Yaeger) Under the Tarnished Dome: How Notre Dame Betrayed Its Ideals for Football Glory, 1993; (ed.) All for the Love of a Child, 1997. Contributor to books and anthologies. Address: c/o Sports Illustrated, Time & Life Bldg 18th Fl, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, U.S.A.