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Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine and — ESPN
As seen in:  ESPN, New York Times

Senior Writer for @ESPN & @ESPNMag. NYT Bestselling Author of First Off the Tee, Her Way & Wonder Girl. Curator of The Sunday long read. Bourbon sipper.

Diana Nyad Puts Early End to Cuba-to-Florida Swim — 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.
Nov 24, 2014

I covered criminal justice for 12 years. Never saw anything like this no-indict statement: a mix of confusion, defiance and condescension.

Nov 24, 2014

I heard many references to conflicting testimony, social media overreach and media missteps but only one to "the final ten shots."

Nov 24, 2014

In the first five minutes, the prosecutor described what the "social media" and "media" reported far more than what the "grand jury" heard.

Nov 24, 2014

Burying the decision in an avalanche of justifications, criticisms and excuses.

Nov 24, 2014

Louisville 36 Savannah State 3. That's right: 3. And Savannah State is 0-22 from the field. Right: 0-22.

Nov 24, 2014

1. Bad 2. Karma RT @zseward: Can I get an explainer on how DM fails happen? Like, literally, what are the steps?

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