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‘Born That Way’ Named a Best American Sports Writing Notable Selection

Hey everyone, cool news. The 2016 Best American Sports Writing anthology came out today, and “Born That Way,” my story about Greenville, N.C. coaching icon Marvin Jarman, was named a Notable Selection. Thanks again to everyone for your help with the story. By far one of my favorites in my career. You can read “Born That Way” here. Go buy the Best American Sports Writing book here.  

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Some notes regarding the Marvin Jarman story

One of the hardest parts of every assignment is deciding what to leave out. That’s never been more true than right now: My story about Greenville, N.C. coaching icon Marvin Jarman comes out at SB Nation Longform tomorrow (see this previous blog post about it), and I feel like I only used two percent of the material and interviews I gathered over the course of the past couple months. I love talking to people. I love getting to know who …

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