My name is James Murphy and I am the new sports writer for Norfolk Daily News.
Growing up on Long Island, New York, I was an avid reader of sports books, including many books written by Mike Lupica. At school, I spent time drawing soccer games and creating batting lines, much to my teachers’ disregard.
I had a knack for journalism before I even knew it was something I wanted to do in my life. In seventh grade, I wrote articles for my school newspaper and got to interview Super Bowl champion and former side analyst Tony Siragusa and write about his life and career as a play.
I attended Garden City High School in Garden City, New York, before starting my term at Ithaca College, where I majored in…
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