Sports writing legend Dan Jenkins, author of 'Semi-Tough,' dies at 89

Jenkins’ literary agent, Esther Newberg, told Reuters in an email on Friday that Jenkins’ death on Thursday was a result of him falling and breaking his hip last week at his home in Fort Worth, Texas. Jenkins was closely associated with Texas Christian University, and Jeremiah Donati, the school’s intercollegiate athletics director, said he was saddened to hear of the sports writer’s death. “Dan was one of the all-time greatest sport writers and was a proud Fort Worth native,” Donati said in a tweet.

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