Ed Odeven Reporting

By Ed Odeven

TOKYO (Feb. 24, 2014) — Since 1990, Dave Hyde has been composing thought-provoking, insightful columns for the Sun-Sentinel, a South Florida newspaper.

His work has not gone unnoticed.

Hyde’s online biography sums it up quite well: “He has won 15 awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors in annual judging, including being voted the nation’s third-best columnist in 2012. He also has won for top investigative story and five second-place finishes in column and feature writing. He has been featured in the anthology, ‘Best American Sports Writing.’ “

Recognizing Hyde’s general excellence over the years, I pursued an interview with him to learn more about his thoughts on being a sports columnist, South Florida sports and his career in general.

What follows is our Q&A exchange last week.


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