The dean of the scribes from “Sportswriter U” has a basketball classic

By CHUCK OFFENBURGER COOPER, Iowa, Feb. 26, 2016 – Most normal people are unaware that my alma mater Vanderbilt University in Nashville has a nickname of “Sportswriter U.” That’s because a long line of outstanding sportswriters have graduated there, going back to the legendary Grantland Rice at the beginning of the 20th century. He gave…