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Contributing Writer, ESPN The Magazine — ESPN

Author of New York Times Bestseller The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse.

Aroldis Chapman Has Reported for Spring Training. Now What?

Aroldis Chapman Has Reported for Spring Training. Now What?
sports.vice.com — Aroldis Chapman reported to Yankees' camp in Tampa on Thursday morning and told reporters he felt great, was happy to be there, and that he couldn't wait to get started with his new team. "My main focus is to play baseball," he said, through an interpreter.

Zack Greinke Aftermath: Will the Dodgers Waste Clayton Kershaw's Prime?

Zack Greinke Aftermath: Will the Dodgers Waste Clayton Kershaw's Prime?
sports.vice.com — The staggering six-year, $206.5 million contract Zack Greinke received from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night stunned the baseball world. Greinke is about to average $34.42 million annually, shattering the previous average annual value record of $31 million held by Miguel Cabrera and David Price, and yet the shocking part was that the big bad infinite payroll Dodgers were outbid by the small market Diamondbacks.

The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse

The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse
barnesandnoble.com — The Best Team Money Can Buy PROLOGUE I didn't think Clayton Kershaw would lose.Though we'd spoken many times for this book during the Dodgers' crazy 2013 season, I waited until before Game 5 of the National League Championship Series-when his team was one loss away from elimination-to ask him if we could sit down for an extended interview about everything that had happened after the World Series was over.

The Dave Roberts Dodgers Era Begins Now

The Dave Roberts Dodgers Era Begins Now
sports.vice.com — Five teams hired new managers this off-season, but none were more deliberate in their approach than the Dodgers, who on Monday announced the hiring of Dave Roberts after a month long search to replace Don Mattingly. The Dodgers were the last team left in the majors without a manager.

Source: Marlins Hire Don Mattingly As Manager

Source: Marlins Hire Don Mattingly As Manager
sports.vice.com — The Miami Marlins have hired Don Mattingly to be their next manager, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who is not yet authorized to speak publicly. Mattingly's deal is for four years, according to the source. He will be the club's eighth manager since 2010.

The Dodgers and Don Mattingly's Conscious Uncoupling

The Dodgers and Don Mattingly's Conscious Uncoupling
sports.vice.com — Don Mattingly is no longer the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers. I wrote that sentence in this Word document on October 21, 2013, right after leaving that season's post-mortem press conference at Dodger Stadium.

Ronda Rousey Shares Why She's The Best Fighter In The World

Ronda Rousey Shares Why She's The Best Fighter In The World
self.com — "I love feeling like I'm inhabiting the body of a ninja," Rousey says, "like I could rob a liquor store with my bare hands if I wanted to." UFC champion Ronda Rousey is, pound for pound, the best fighter in the world-male or female.

Clayton Kershaw is ready to change his postseason narrative.

Clayton Kershaw is ready to change his postseason narrative.
sportsonearth.com — When I was 13 years old, my mother left me at home alone for the first time in charge of my 8-year-old sister. Now, before you report her to Child Protective Services, know that the poor woman was probably just headed down the street to the bank or the grocery store, or running some other mom errand to help keep us fed and sheltered.

The Secret to Kerry Washington's Balancing Act

The Secret to Kerry Washington's Balancing Act
self.com — Washington lies down on the reformer, then begins to bounce off its jump board, pushing against the weighted springs and softly landing on the balls of her feet, her eyes fixed firmly on the wall in front of her.

Essay: In Pursuit Of The Dream

Essay: In Pursuit Of The Dream
espn.go.com — In her new book, "The Best Team Money Can Buy," Molly Knight writes about the entertaining era just after the Los Angeles Dodgers were bought out of bankruptcy in 2012, and the personalities and issues that rose along with the team's success.
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May 02, 2016

On one hand I'm crying tears of joy because Posen created greatest dress of all-time. OTOH I feel bad b/c everyone else needs to go home.

May 02, 2016

Congrats to @Zac_Posen for creating the most spectacular dress I've ever seen. You killed us all. We are dead now. pic.twitter.com/tTQNCXTsVK

May 02, 2016

@Shredderpunto I don't know nick your hot corner skills were pretty good. And can Arenado even play short. I don't think so.

May 02, 2016

@mattdpearce seriously. I took a week away from this thing because of trolls and got like a month's worth of work done. #winning

May 02, 2016

@DavidHMandel this is so rad. I hope you'll post board for every episode.


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