Rich King has been a fixture in Chicago sports broadcasting since 1969. He can currently be seen on WGN Television in Chicago. Rich is not only the winner of numerous awards (Sportwriter of the Year, AP, UPI and 2014 Silver Circle Inductee), he’s also an acclaimed author. His first book (“My Maggie”) was published to rave reviews in 2008. Read More
Back in the Game
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If Rich King’s first book, “My Maggie”, tugged at your heart, “Back in the Game” will warm your spirit. What an uplifting book! It’s not just a story of renewed hope, Rich also manages to weave in stories about his 40-year Chicago broadcasting career. A must read for Chicagoans.
Rich King’s “My Maggie” was released a few years ago to widespread acclaim. “Back in the Game” is his follow up to that warmly received debut book.
It’s the story of a man’s fight to find a new life after the loss of his wife and soulmate of 32 years. Rich was mired in a deep depression when he finally followed a friend’s suggestion and called April. April helped him fight off the self-pity and darkness, and brought him back into the light.
“Back in the Game” is a memoir that combines the heartwarming love story that led to his second marriage, with some truly entertaining and memorable tales from his 40 plus years of sports broadcasting in Chicago. Some of Chicago’s most beloved sports figures also come to life in the pages of “Back in the Game.”