When Chris Quinn isn’t driving Vito Corleone to the local fruit stand for oranges, he’s a guard for the Miami Heat; and takes his team photo responsibilities very seriously. Fun fact: He attended Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio; in the same class as Brady Quinn, although the two aren’t related (they also both went to Notre Dame). In fact, Chris might have snuffed out Brady’s football career before it even began, if fate had not stepped in. Read more…
An NBA referee comes out with a new book detailing his past adventures working undercover with the mafia:
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED chats with Bob Delaney, a 20-year court veteran and former New Jersey state trooper, who writes about his experiences with Tony Sparano…er, Tony Soprano types in “Covert: My Years Infiltrating The Mob.”
The book, targeted for a February release, describes Delaney’s three-year saga as an undercover cop in the 1970s. His dangerous work helped bring in 30 members of the Bruno and Genovese crime families. But it also brought about feelings of guilt for turning in people he became very close to, and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.