The world of sports reporting and commentary has been blessed by the talents of Hope Hines. His personal character and his insights into sports across the board have been rare gifts to all who listen and learn. Hope Hines is a friend to the athletics world. His knowledge and experiences stretched far beyond the local scene and that makes his reporting relevant and enjoyable. He has taken all of these attributes and written an interesting and exciting book for all of us to enjoy. Hope Hines in his field is like Tom Brady in his field...as good as it gets. Now readers can also enjoy those great stories from someone who has been a pro's pro. To be able to read about his life in the sports world--and all the sports figures he's met in that world--will be an experience you will not want to miss.