Alexander Wolff

Journalist, Person or entity appearing in film

1957 –

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Who is Alexander Wolff?

Alexander Wolff is a writer for Sports Illustrated and former owner of the Vermont Frost Heaves of the Premier Basketball League.

He has written several books about basketball, among them Big Game, Small World, a look at basketball around the world. His most notable and notorious work was a feature article in Sports Illustrated from June 12, 1995 entitled "Why the University of Miami should drop football." In it, Wolff wrote an open letter to then-president Tad Foote claiming that the Hurricanes were a "disease" that had ruined the school's image and needed to be at least temporarily shut down. Wolff wrote a follow up letter in 2011 to the current UM president, Donna Shalala, following the Nevin Shapiro booster controversy.

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Born
Feb 3, 1957
Princeton
Also known as
  • Alexander Nikolaus Wolff
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Princeton University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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