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Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com — ESPN
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Senior Writer @ESPN & @ESPNMag. NYT Bestselling Author of First Off the Tee, Her Way & Wonder Girl. Curator of The Sunday Long Read. Bourbon sipper.

"Why's this so good?" No. 76: William Nack and "Pure Heart"

niemanstoryboard.org — I still remember where I was-sitting in a dive bar in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., trying to tune out the noise from the beach bums and a jukebox blaring Madonna and the Bangles-when I read these words: Just before noon the horse was led haltingly into a van next to the stallion barn, and there a concentrated barbiturate was injected into his jugular....
May 25, 2015

My ode to Nack's "Pure Heart." My SI lineup: Deford, Kram, Smith, Nack, Montville, Price, Reilly, Hoffer, Lidz niemanstoryboard.org/stories/whys-t…

May 25, 2015

RT @DVNJr: My ode to Nack's "Pure Heart." My SI lineup: Deford, Kram, Smith, Nack, Montville, Price, Reilly, Hoffer, Lidz niemanstoryboard.org/stories/whys-t…

May 25, 2015

RT @DVNJr: My ode to Nack's "Pure Heart." My SI lineup: Deford, Kram, Smith, Nack, Montville, Price, Reilly, Hoffer, Lidz niemanstoryboard.org/stories/whys-t…

Diana Nyad Puts Early End to Cuba-to-Florida Swim

nytimes.com — MIAMI - Three miles off Havana on Sunday evening, the Florida Straits were still glasslike when the 61-year-old marathon swimmer Diana Nyad felt her right shoulder seize up with pain. But she kept swimming. At 1:30 p.m. Monday, with the ocean swells now buffeting her, Ms. Nyad was struck by an asthma attack, her first ever, and struggled to breathe.
Sep 02, 2013

"It was a fairy tale," Diana Nyad told me in Aug. 2011, "but the fairy tale didn't come true." Today, it just might. nyti.ms/oTm7OX

Sep 02, 2013

RT @DVNJr: "It was a fairy tale," Diana Nyad told me in Aug. 2011, "but the fairy tale didn't come true." Today, it just might. http://t.co…

Sep 02, 2013

RT @DVNJr: "It was a fairy tale," Diana Nyad told me in Aug. 2011, "but the fairy tale didn't come true." Today, it just might. http://t.co…

Sep 02, 2013

RT @DVNJr: "It was a fairy tale," Diana Nyad told me in Aug. 2011, "but the fairy tale didn't come true." Today, it just might. http://t.co…

Sep 02, 2013

RT @DVNJr: "It was a fairy tale," Diana Nyad said in 2011, "but the fairy tale didn't come true." Today it might. nyti.ms/oTm7OX

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Aug 27, 2015

Weirder. And Weirder. #Mets15 RT @JimmyTraina: Mets pull off one of the most insane defensive plays you'll ever see. pic.twitter.com/M322MRDtps

Aug 27, 2015

One of a kind. RT @mcten: Growing up outside Philly, Dawkins was so legendary, tall tales followed him. pic.twitter.com/nzLKPU4DkZ

Aug 25, 2015

RT @Buster_ESPN: Mets' 1-through-7 hitters all homered in Monday's game. ELIAS: This is the first time in MLB history that any team's 1-7 hitters all homered

Aug 24, 2015

Comfort Inn Hero: Fast-Thinking Clerk. My @MiamiHerald story from the eye of Hurricane Andrew, 23 years ago today. reprints.longform.org/van-natta-comf…

Aug 24, 2015

"There is simply too much sky." The perfect lede by the late Michael Browning. Hurricane Andrew, 23 years ago today. miamiherald.com/news/special-r…

Aug 24, 2015

"Dear New Orleans. No white flags." Wright Thompson's "Beyond the Breach," 25k words of power and grace for ESPN Mag: espn.go.com/espn/feature/s…


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