Bobby Cassidy Jr.
Bobby Cassidy Jr. started his journalism career as a sportswriter in 1987 and his writing has appeared in Newsday, the New York Post, the Los Angeles Times, Time Out New York, the Baltimore Sun, ESPN.com and The Ring magazine. He was Newsday’s boxing columnist from 2000 to 2001. He has covered over 200 world title fights as well as 10 Belmont Stakes, including two Triple Crown winners, and two Super Bowls. For the past 15 years, Cassidy has led Newsday’s multimedia department, earning numerous awards for documentaries on retired NFL players, the proliferation of MS-13
and mob boss Sonny Franzese. Bobby wrote the Off Broadway play Kid Shamrock, based on his father’s life. The production has been staged four times from 2007 to 2012. Cassidy also authored or co-authored four books, including, Boxing Legends and Muhammad Ali: The Greatest of All Time (Publications International). Kid Shamrock is his first book for Winding Road Stories.