Ian O'Connor

Ian O'Connor (born c. 1964) is a sports columnist for ESPNNewYork.com, host of The Ian O'Connor Show, a national Sunday morning show on ESPN Radio, and author of The New York Times best sellers, "Arnie & Jack: Palmer, Nicklaus, and Golf's Greatest Rivalry," and "The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter."

O'Connor was a columnist at the New York Daily News, USA Today, The Journal News, The Record, and Foxsports.com, and also authored the book, "The Jump: Sebastian Telfair and the High Stakes Business of High School Ball." O'Connor has won national and regional writing awards, including the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi Award at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Early life and education

Raised in Englewood, New Jersey, O'Connor is a 198 graduate St. Cecilia High School, the same school where Vince Lombardi was the high school football coach early in his career; O'Connor's childhood home in Englewood was just doors away from Lombardi's.[1]

O'Connor is a 1986 graduate of Marist College. He lives in River Vale, New Jersey with his wife, Tracey, and son.[2][3] O'Connor's wife and YES Network studio analyst Jack Curry's wife are sisters.


  1. ^ Adler, Kristie Chong. "Vince Lombardi’s former prep players share their memories of legend with ESPN New York’s Ian O'Connor", ESPN Front Row, January 23, 2014. Accessed September 11, 2017. "ESPN New York's Ian O'Connor – a former St. Cecilia football player and Class of 1982 graduate – interviewed several of Lombardi’s former students.... My childhood home in Englewood was all of nine houses away from Lombardi’s on Mountain View Road, so it was hard not to be impacted by his titanic career."
  2. ^ Staff. "River Vale's O'Connor to sign copies of new book", Pascack Valley Community Life, May 12, 2011. Accessed November 5, 2013. "River Vale resident Ian O'Connor, a nationally acclaimed columnist and author of "The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter," will sign copies of "The Captain" and speak about Jeter's career at Bookends in Ridgewood, 211 E. Ridgewood Ave., on Thursday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m."
  3. ^ Staff. "Bergen Celebrity Signing: Former Record columnist Ian O'Connor will sign his new book The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter", Bergen.com, April 24, 2011. Accessed November 5, 2013. "Ian O'Connor, Englewood native and current River Vale resident, will be signing his new book "The Captain" and speaking about the Yankee icon's career at Bookends in Ridgewood on May 19th at 7:30 p.m."

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2004 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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Abraham Lincoln High School (Brooklyn)

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Arthur Lacey

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Institut des nanotechnologies de Lyon

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The research programs draw on the resources of the Lyon-based Nanolyon technology platform.

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The laboratory is situated on the campuses of Ecole Centrale de Lyon, INSA Lyon, University of Lyon 1 and CPE. It comprises 120 permanent staff and approximately 95 non-permanent staff. The annual budget excluding salaries is about 3M€.The management team is made up of Guy Hollinger (director), G. Guillot (vice-director for the INSA site), P. Morin (vice-director for the UL1 site) and Ian O'Connor (vice-director for the ECL site).

Under the auspices of the CNRS, INL is actively seeking excellent quality "CR2"- and "CR1"-level candidates to contribute or lead scientific and technological research in the following high-priority fields:

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List of Marist College people

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As a rookie in 1952, Lane had 14 interceptions, a mark that remains an NFL record more than 65 years later. He played in the Pro Bowl seven times and was selected as a first-team All-NFL player seven times between 1956 and 1963. His 68 career interceptions ranked second in NFL history at the time of his retirement and still ranks fourth in NFL history. He was also known as one of the most ferocious tacklers in NFL history and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1974. He was also named to the NFL's all-time All-Pro team in 1969 and its 75th Anniversary All-Time Team in 1994. In 1999, he was ranked number 20 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Football Players.

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