BRIAN CURTISis a New York Times bestselling author who has contributed to Sports Illustrated . He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Living Out Loud: Sports Cancer, and the Things Worth Fighting For (with Craig Sager and Craig Sager II), The Legacy Letters: Messages of Life and Hope from 9/11 Family Members, and Go Long!: My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame (with Jerry Rice). Curtis was nominated for two local Emmys for his work as a reporter for Fox Sports Net and served as a national reporter for CBS College Sports.