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 


"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


“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, The One and Only

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

“How Do Kenyan 10K Runners Get to London? Through Raindrops in Oregon,” June 2, 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

“Shadow Marathon Quenches Desire to Run,” November 4, 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

"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

"Sprinter in 1988 Olympic Scandal Deplores Doping," September 4, 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

"Skating with a Smile, No Matter What," February 17, 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 

"Airbnb, an Alternative to Hotels for New York Marathon Runners, Isn’t Welcome by All," October 21, 2014

"New York Marathon 2014: A Lawyer by Day, a Runner Always," October 30, 2014

"After 2 Helmets Are Decertified, Lacrosse Faces Safety Concerns," December 5, 2014 

"Education with a Dose of Zorro," December 13, 2014

"Where Americans Come Together," January 27, 2017 

The Wall Street Journal 

“Beetle Bailey’s Long March: Classic Cartoons Look for a Home,” July 16, 2008

“The Big Bored: NYSE Traders Look for Diversions as Life Slows on the Floor,” May 4, 2009

“From Ordering Steak and Lobster, to Serving It,” June 2, 2009

“Life on Severance: Comfort, Then Crisis,” November 10, 2009

“The $550,000 Student Loan Burden,” February 31, 2010  

“Bank of Mom and Dad Shuts Amid White-Collar Struggle,” April 5, 2010

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Sign Here,” July 3, 2010

“Trader Keeps Hands in History,” July 10, 2010

“When Student Loans Live on After Death,” August 7, 2010

“Asset Managers Take Up the Pen,” March 11, 2011

“BlackRock’s ‘Geeky Guys’ Business,” May 9, 2011

“Student-Loan Debt Among Top Occupy Wall Street Concerns,” October 12, 2011

"A High-Rise Plan Kills High for Ken Kesey Fans," January 5, 2016

Bleacher Report/CNN 

"'Hush-Hush,' Inside the NFL's Domestic Violence Policy," January 31, 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 


"Steve Prefontaine's Last Run," Grantland (RIP!), May 29, 2015

"Martina Hingis Playing for a Lot More Than 'Funsies' at the U.S. Open," September 7, 2015

bloomberg businessweek 

"Full-time Traders, Overtime Refs," December 10, 2015

"Downton Abbey’s Final Season Points to More Equal World," December 23, 2015

"Texting Out an SOS: Messaging Apps are Helping Some Women Escape Human Trafficking," December 24, 2015

"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 


"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

"A Huddle on Domestic Violence Before Taking the Field," August 17, 2015

"Is Punishment Running on Its Last Legs?" August 26, 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

"Horse Headaches Before the 2016 Olympics," October 16, 2015 

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

"India’s Yoga Mecca and Popular Digital Detox Retreat Now Has Wi-Fi," March 25, 2016 

"How Mental Health Experts Are Secretly Rewriting Television," March 2, 2016

"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


"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 

SB Nation

"Twilight of the Jumbotron," November 11, 2015

New York 

"In Marathon of Tiebreakers, Magnus Carlsen Wins World Chess Championship," December 1, 2016

Fast Company 

"Using Google Glass, Elementary Students Learn How Blind People Live," January 28, 2015 

"Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards on the Future of Reproductive Rights," May 2015 

"Gender Discrimination in Silicon Valley is Bad. Gender Discrimination in Trucking is Way Worse," May 21, 2015


"Entrepreneurs Are Being Deported -- And They May be at the center of America's Coming Immigration Fight," February 21, 2017

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