The New Yorker 

"Carolina Kostner and the Fight Against Doping," January 28, 2015 

"The Jock-Tax Man," April 10, 2015

"Why the Cubs Kept Their Best Prospect Down," April 28, 2015

"A Rainy Last Race for Mary Wittenberg," May 18, 2015 

"Sponsoring FIFA Corruption," June 2, 2015 

"The Mission of a Female Powerbreaker," July 24, 2015 

"Are Minor Leaguers Paid Legal Wages?" August 20, 2015

"Spike Lee's Marathon Prep," October 30, 2015

"Mixed Martial Arts Meets Khmer Boxing," February 19, 2016

"The America's Cup in Manhattan, Once Again," May 6, 2016

"Sailing Tries to Solve its One-Percenter Problem," May 9, 2016

"Donald Trump's Immigrant Mother," June 24, 2016

"You Throw Girl: An Olympic Shot-Putter's Feminist Mission," August 11, 2016

"Can Ashton Eaton Save the Decathlon?" August 15, 2016 

"Sania Mirza's Unlikely Stardom," September 10, 2016 

"The New York City Marathon Quadruplets," October 23, 2016 

"Are Smartphones Ruining Distance Running?" November 4, 2016 

"Olympic Bidding in the Age of Trump and Le Pen," April 17, 2017

"What Pregnant Athletes Can Achieve," April 26, 2017

"The Ripple Effects of the Muslim Ban on High School Basketball," March 18, 2017

"Maria Sharapova's Strange Welcome at the US Open," September 5, 2017 

"Shalane Flanagan and the Triumph of Women Running," November 6, 2017

“The U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Hard Road to the Winter Olympics Finals,” February 21, 2018

“What the Spending Bill Could Mean for Minor League Baseball Players,” March 23, 2018


"Caged: What Drives Ronda Rousey to Wake Up and Fight," November 10, 2015

"Is it too Late for Tim Tebow to be Saved?" December 2, 2015

"'I'm Fucking Weird,' How Royce White Became the Most Important Basketball Player Alive," May 7, 2017


“Scandals Test N.C.A.A. Enforcement Arm,” December 16, 2011

“Sculptured by Weights and a Strict Vegan Diet,” January 4, 2012

“Fire Survivor and a Possible Olympian: A Horse Named Neville,” January 12, 2012 

“In Texas, the Sabbath Trumps the Semifinals,” February 27, 2012

“A Card-Counting Mix of Bibles, Blackjack and Cash,”  March 9, 2012 

The Amantle Montsho Series: Part I, “Footprints on a Path to Gold,” April 21, 2012, Part II, “Solitary Refinement: A Runner’s Quest,” June 1, 2012, Part III, “The 400: Aching to Win,” July 7, 2012

“Behind a Gifted Horse, a Powerful Part-Owner,” July 25, 2012

“Middle Schools Add a Team Rule: Get a Drug Test,” September 22, 2012

Tomato Can Blues

“Armstrong Aide Talks of Doping and Price Paid,” October 12, 2012

"Warm Weather Forces Changes Ahead of Iditarod Race," February 3, 2013 

Westminster Investigation

Part I, "Safety Concerns Stoke Criticism of Kennel Club," February 9, 2013, Part II, "Judge For Westminster Dismisses Doubts About Fairness," February 10, 2013 and "Dog's Death After Westminster Leaves Handler Suspicious," February 27, 2013 

"A.B.A., or Something Like It," April 13, 2013 

"Anthony Gets Fashion Assist from Brooklyn Stylist," May 7, 2013 

"London. Tokyo. Athens. Tulsa? A Heartland Olympic Dream," June 30, 2013

"Judges of a Graceful Sport, Caught in a Clumsy Cheating Scandal," July 16, 2013

"Tomato Can Blues," September 2013 

"Hitting the Wall: For Marathon Charities, Numbers are Slowing," October 24, 2013 

"For Some Players, Tax Ensures a Loss Even After a Win," December 12, 2013 

"Despite Revamp, Figure Skating Gets Mixed Marks," February 5, 2014 

"Because Curlers Can Pull Muscles, Too," February 13, 2014

"Mathematicians Are Hoping Their Calculations Add Up to the Perfect Bracket," March 15, 2014

"Unplugging in the Unofficial Capital of Yoga," June 19, 2014 

"Ancient Sport Grows, but not to U.S. Women," June 29, 2014 

"A Tennis Board Woven with Conflicts," August 22, 2014 

"At Play in the Cardboard Jungle," August 29, 2014 

"High-Fives, Not High Reps: CrossFit Programs for Preschoolers Focus on Fun," October 1, 2014 

"After Two Helmets Are Decertified, Lacrosse Faces Safety Concerns," December 5, 2014 

"Where Americans Come Together," January 27, 2017 

“The Future of Men’s Gymnastics is not Well-Balanced,” August 27, 2018

“‘I’m Weird, but I get Results,’: Have you Met This Wizard on the Subway?” May 26, 2019

"Chuck E. Cheese Embraces a New Form of Cheddar," October 5, 2016 

"Why Single Women Are Buying Homes at Twice the Rate of Men," January 31, 2017 

"Prison Dating Websites Are Under Threat," July 20, 2017

"This is the Blue-Collar Student Loan Debt Trap," August 14, 2017

"Should Ex Convicts Be Lawyers?" November 14, 2017 

“How to Break an NDA,” May 1, 2018

“The Dallas Mavericks’ New CEO is Cleaning Up a #MeToo Mess,” December 20, 2018


"Why Sports Espionage is Nothing New," June 18, 2015

"Transgender Athlete Chris Mosier Makes History," June 30, 2015  

"Remembering Eugene's Civic Stadium," July 1, 2015

"Call Me Matt: Life as a Transgender High School Athlete," July 16, 2015

"The Modern Champion: Serena Williams Begins her Grand Slam Finale," September 1, 2015

"Jay-Z's Tennis Prodigy," September 6, 2015

"Straight Sets at Night: How Lights at the U.S. Open Changed Tennis," September 10, 2015 

"David Foster Wallace at the U.S. Open, 20 Years Later," September 20, 2015

"Youth Sports Behind Bars," September 25, 2015 

"What to Expect When You're Expecting While Training for the Olympics," October 10, 2015

"Silicon Valley's Plan to Turn Inmates Into Coders," October 16, 2015 

"Eat, Pray, Pollute," May 11, 2016

"Cash-Strapped Athletes Fight to Unionize," July 15, 2016

"Can Athletes Ever Really Come Back from Doping Bans?" August 2, 2016

"Community Colleges: The Overlooked Olympic Pipeline," August 5, 2016 

"Is Paying $80,000 to Freeze Your Head Worth Seeing What the Future Will Be?" February 7, 2017

"Oregon Duck Fans are Tailgating in the Front Lawn of a Youth Jail," October 20, 2017

The Nation/Mary Review/The New Republic (joint publication) 

"Surviving the Long Haul," July 11, 2016 

"'Really it is a 'he-said she said' Matter," November 23, 2016, follow up on class action litigation 


"How the Spotlight on Serena Williams Could Change Sponsorship of Women's Tennis," September 3, 2015

"Mixed Doubles: Making the Case for Coed Professional Sports," September 6, 2015

"Less Than Half of Women's College Sports Teams Are Coached by Women," September 14, 2015

"The NFL Has a Plan to Recruit More Female Refs. Will it Work?" October 19, 2015 

"How This Female Olympic Wrestler is Pinning Sexism to the Mat," August 9, 2016

"How Everyday Runners Are Helping the Women of U.S. Track and Field," August 8, 2016 


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