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Jack Curry was an American sportswriter for The New York Times. Until recently, he was the national baseball correspondent for the Times. Before taking over that beat, he covered the Yankees for the Times. He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for co-writing a series on the demise of high school sports in New York in 1999. On December 11, 2009, he announced the following on his Twitter page: "My rewarding 22-year career at The Times is over, but I'm not done reporting and writing. I've got another 22 ahead, at least. See you soon."

Author

In 2000, Curry co-wrote a book with Derek Jeter titled Life You Imagine: Life Lessons for Achieving Your Dreams. The book was a N.Y. Times best-seller and sold more than 100,000 copies.

Television and radio

Curry is a frequent guest on local New York sports programs such as The YES Network's "Yankees Hot Stove" and WFAN's "Mike and the Mad Dog" radio program. He has been seen nationally on networks such as ESPN and MSNBC.

Personal

Before going on to Fordham, Curry graduated from Hudson Catholic Regional High School in Jersey City. Becoming an alumnus of 1982, Curry was invited to a Hudson Catholic event on May 12 as a guest speaker.

Curry earned a bachelor's degree in Communications from Fordham University in 1986. Curry lives with his wife in Bergen County, New Jersey. As discussed on radio interviews and his news blog, he has competed in the New York City marathon.


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