Longtime sports columnist Drew Sharp dies, according to Detroit Free Press

Freep: Longtime sports columnist Drew Sharp dies
Posted at 9:58 AM, Oct 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-21 17:19:51-04

Longtime Detroit sports columnist Drew Sharp has died, according to the Detroit Free Press

Sharp was 56 years old.

The Freep notes Sharp started as a full-time columnist at the newspaper in 1999. 

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Detroit sports community remembers longtime sports columnist Drew Sharp

"Drew was I think one of the premiere voices of the Detroit Free Press," said Robert Huschka, executive editor of the Detroit Free Press. "He was bold in his opinions. His voice on paper was very loud. He was a real presence in the Detroit sports landscape." 

More on Sharp can be found here.