Hall of Fame sports writer Ray Didinger announces retirement after 53 years of covering the Eagles

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A local legend is walking away from the NFL, asp Philadelphia sports media legend and Pro Football Hall Of Famer, and writer Ray Didinger announced his retirement on his Sunday morning radio show with Glen Macnow.

Didinger covered the NFL for The Philadelphia Bulletin and The Philadelphia Daily News for more than 25 years and was named Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year five times by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

In 1995, Didinger won the Dick McCann Memorial Award for long and distinguished coverage of pro football, and his name was added to the writers’ honor roll in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.