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

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" — 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....

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.
Jul 01, 2015

@DanVerdunAuthor @StratOMatic No. I was in a Strat-O-Matic play-by-mail baseball league as a kid, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

Jul 01, 2015

This happens when you try to hit it 3,000 yards. RT @JasonSobelESPN: Well, here is Shaq's first attempt off the tee:

Jul 01, 2015

@darrenrovell At a WH dinner, a woman told Silent Cal, "I made a bet I could get more than two words out of you." Cal told her, "You lose."

Jun 30, 2015

And tweet lame jokes about them. RT @WillMcAvoyACN: Journalists: The only people who actually read e-mails anymore.

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