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Sports journalist Bud Collins displays a pair of brightly-colored trousers as he sits overlooking the outside courts at Wimbledon in 1993. One of the country’s foremost authorities on professional tennis, Collins died Friday at his home in Brookline. He was 86. (Gill Allen/AP)
Sports journalist Bud Collins displays a pair of brightly-colored trousers as he sits overlooking the outside courts at Wimbledon in 1993. One of the country’s foremost authorities on professional tennis, Collins died Friday at his home in Brookline. He was 86. (Gill Allen/AP)
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A longtime Boston Globe columnist, considered one of the country's foremost authorities on professional tennis, is being remembered as a giant in sports journalism.

Bud Collins died at his home in Brookline Friday. He was 86.

Not only was he known for newspaper writing, but also his tennis commentaries on television, his bow ties and wild pants, and his sense of humor.

Only A Game's Bill Littlefied joined WBUR's All Things Considered to discuss Collins' legacy.

This segment aired on March 4, 2016.

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