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My Journalism and Nonfiction

Off The Mat

How UFC featherweight Nik Lentz fought to save his father while reinventing himself.
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Seven years ago today

Seven years ago today, Barton College and its hometown hero Anthony Atkinson won the 2007 NCAA Division II national championship in ridiculous fashion. To quote the great Will Leitch, whose writing about the game in the New York Times that year inspired the title of the book: “If this had happened in Division I, it...
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Prescription: Music

When nothing else works, a Queens University program proves that sound might be the most effective medicine.
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Someone interviewed me about writing and ‘Death of a Ballplayer’

I like to interview people around here, something I'm sure you're aware of by now--but I've never really been interviewed, at least not in-depth about my writing process and whatnot. Until this week. Jeff Kirshman covers the Oaklands Athletics for MLB.com, and he wanted to ask me some questions about SB Nation story "Death of...
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Ron Barr of Sports Byline USA interviewed me last night about Death of a Ballplayer

If you feel like hearing me ramble on about my Billy Dillon story, you can listen to it here: Click! Check out Sports Byline USA at SportsByline.com.
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A quick story about plagiarism, starring the Daily Mail!

The Daily Mail simply rewrote what we'd put together and passed it off as their own.
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Death of a Ballplayer

Billy Dillon was about to sign a contract with the Detroit Tigers -- then he was wrongly convicted of murder and spent the next 27 years in maximum security prison.
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East Side Story

A short drive and a world away from the glitz of downtown Toronto sits the East Side Motel. Chris and Anthony Stewart called it home. Until hockey saved them.
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The Prospect

Montaous Walton just wanted to play ball, so he made up a fake online persona, fooled the media, signed with an agent and ended up in handcuffs.
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The Good Hurt

How Ray King lives and plays basketball with cancer and helped his college team to its best season ever.
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