2018 Fred Barakat Greensboro Sports Council Dinner
Best-selling author John Feinstein, who has written many books about Atlantic Coast Conference basketball and PGA TOUR golf, is the featured speaker for the 2018 Fred Barakat Sports Dinner.
Founded in 2008, The Fred Barakat Sports Dinner was renamed in 2010 in memory of the late associate commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference. This year’s event is set for Wednesday, April 11 on the Greensboro Coliseum arena floor. Feinstein is the author of 38 books including two No. 1 New York Times Bestsellers: “A Season on the Brink,” which chronicled a year in the life of the Indiana University basketball team and its coach, Bob Knight, and “A Good Walk Spoiled,” a year inside life on the PGA TOUR. He is also the author of 11 kids’ mysteries; his first young-adult mystery won the Edgar Allen Poe Award. Feinstein also works for The Washington Post, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, CBS Sports Radio and Golf Digest among others. He is a member of the Naismith Basketball, the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters,