3 Teams, 2 Olympics…1 Sportswriter

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3 Teams, 2 Olympics…1 Sportswriter

By |July 12th, 2016|
Kary

Do you like sports? Do you love Chicago sports? On July 28th, Chicago Tribune beat writer K.C. Johnson will share fascinating, behind-the-scenes stories about his career covering the Chicago Bulls, Bears, and Blackhawks, as well as both the Beijing and London Olympics. Johnson has covered many athletes over the years, including Michael Jordan, Derrick Rose, and Wayne Gretzky. There will be a question and answer period following his presentation. 

We recently turned the tables on Johnson and asked him some questions. Register for the program in order to get the full stories behind his brief answers!

Q: What is your favorite sport to cover?

A: NBA

Q: What was your favorite Olympic moment?

A: Watching Usain Bolt win the 200 meters in Beijing as a fan, not a journalist.

Q: Who were you most star-struck to meet?

A: Bruce Springsteen

Q: Who was the most amazing athlete you have covered?

A: Michael Jordan

Q: What was your funniest professional memory?

A: Watching Metta World Peace, née Ron Artest, rip his photo off [the] wall at Bulls practice facility after [being traded to the Indiana] Pacers.

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