Early in the onset of the disease that thoroughly transformed him, Mike McCloskey wandered into Duke's locked Cameron Indoor Stadium. He meant no harm. He just wanted to shoot some hoops and experience that peace again.
Frank Fitzpatrick has been an editor and writer at the Inquirer since 1980. A onetime beat writer for the Phillies, Eagles, and Penn State football, he also has covered nine Olympics. A 2000 Pulitzer Prize finalist, he now focuses on sports projects for the Inquirer and Daily News and writes a Sunday column.