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Jim Litke

August 28, 2017 GMT

Jim Litke has been a national sports columnist for The Associated Press since 1989 and covered every major sporting event around the globe -- the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, World Cup, Tour de France, golf and tennis majors -- for the better part of three decades.

He received a bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Missouri and a master’s in English literature from the University of Chicago. He joined the AP in 1978 and before moving to sports, covered national news and politics, major disasters, federal courts and the commodity markets.