Memphis Flyer's Dennis Freeland Dead at 45

january 7, 2002  02:35 pm
Dennis Freeland, a longtime editor and sports writer for the Memphis Flyer, is dead at 45 after a struggle with a malignant brain tumor. Freeland was managing editor of The Flyer from 1992 to 1994, editor from 1994 until 2000, and the paper’s sports columnist throughout his tenure. He died.Sunday at his home. "One of the last times he smiled was when he heard that Steve Spurrier had resigned," his sister tells The Flyer.