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Openly gay basketball player Derrick Gordon transfers to Seton Hall and shuns the spotlight

espn.go.com — This story is part of ESPN's ongoing series exploring what it means to be an openly gay athlete in the post-acceptance world. Look for stories on Gus Kenworthy, Megan Rapinoe, Chris Mosier and others in ESPN The Magazine's Being Out Issue, on newsstands Oct. 30. Subscribe today!
Oct 27, 2015

I put 5 months into this @ESPN Mag story on Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay man in D-I bball. Hope you see why: espn.go.com/mens-college-b…

Oct 27, 2015

RT @PabloTorre: I put 5 months into this @ESPN Mag story on Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay man in D-I bball. Hope you see why: espn.go.com/mens-college-b…

Oct 27, 2015

RT @PabloTorre: I put 5 months into this @ESPN Mag story on Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay man in D-I bball. Hope you see why: espn.go.com/mens-college-b…

Oct 27, 2015

RT @PabloTorre: I put 5 months into this @ESPN Mag story on Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay man in D-I bball. Hope you see why: espn.go.com/mens-college-b…

Oct 27, 2015

RT @PabloTorre: I put 5 months into this @ESPN Mag story on Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay man in D-I bball. Hope you see why: espn.go.com/mens-college-b…

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How LeBron James is building his empire in Cleveland

espn.go.com — BRIAN WINDHORST AND DAVE McMENAMIN Brian Windhorst is a senior NBA writer for ESPN.com who has covered the Cavaliers for seven years. Dave McMenamin is the Cavaliers' beat writer for ESPN.com. He covered the Lakers from 2009-2014 and the NBA from 2005-2009.

How Fair is Fair Harvard?

thecrimson.com — Before the hiring of men's basketball coach Tommy Amaker in April, the Boston Globe reported that Harvard did not have one African-American among its 32 head coaches-a glaring statistic for any university committed to diversity. But is anyone concerned about the students who actually play the games?

Rockets guard James Harden has found a place to excel, show strengths in Houston

espn.go.com — ames Harden says an incredible amount of nonsense. I do not mean this figuratively. Whole sections of his vocabulary are, like the 26-year-old himself, self-made, and conspicuously weird, and inexplicable to everyone but the four friends he's trusted since he was a middle schooler growing up in Compton.
Oct 13, 2015

For the cover of @ESPN Mag's new #NBAPreview, I spent a lot of time thinking about who wants to be like James Harden espn.go.com/espn/feature/s…

Oct 13, 2015

every 80's baby will enjoy the BLANK CHECK reference in this great James Harden profile by @PabloTorre: es.pn/1GbrOd4

Oct 13, 2015

RT @PabloTorre: For the cover of @ESPN Mag's new #NBAPreview, I spent a lot of time thinking about who wants to be like James Harden espn.go.com/espn/feature/s…

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Untangling the powerful web surrounding Louisville's Rick Pitino

si.com — Stationed at the border of Rick Pitino's inner circle, Vinny Tatum is what you might call a gatekeeper.At his press conference Wednesday, Pitino made no mention of Tatum, of course. The legendary coach spent his time admonishing the media and brushing off the past, calling "everything that has been printed and reported ...
Oct 03, 2015

The most insane Louisville basketball sex scandal is Rick Pitino's, and it's not even close. There are levels to this si.com/more-sports/20…

Oct 20, 2015

As always: if you're desensitized to strippers and/or sex parties, take a walk down memory lane with Mr. Rick Pitino si.com/more-sports/20…

Oct 20, 2015

most amazing detail in this crazy Pitino story: the sex restaurant still has a ton of pictures of him on the walls si.com/more-sports/20…

There’s A Difference Between Broke And Bankrupt For Ex-NFL Players

fivethirtyeight.com — Seven years ago, I started reporting a piece for Sports Illustrated on the financial health of NFL players - a whole lot of them went broke soon after leaving the league. Ever since then, I've been seeking reliable statistics to help define the scope of a complicated problem.
May 04, 2015

RT @jodyavirgan: "In terms of economist trash talk, this was basically the authors flexing." @PabloTorre flexes back: fivethirtyeight.com/features/there…

May 04, 2015

There's A Difference Between Broke And Bankrupt For Ex-NFL Players 53eig.ht/1ztIwB2

May 05, 2015

RT @FiveThirtyEight: There's a difference between broke and bankrupt for ex-NFL players: 53eig.ht/1KHHCSy pic.twitter.com/yjCjD0fGLe

May 05, 2015

My first @FiveThirtyEight piece is about retired NFL players in financial trouble + evaluating competing statistics: fivethirtyeight.com/features/there…

May 05, 2015

The NBER working paper challenging @PabloTorre on his jock bankruptcy #s doesn't necessarily contradict his results. fivethirtyeight.com/features/there…

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Isolation Play | abc7.com

abc7.com — Warning: This story contains explicit language. BETWEEN THREE AND a million years ago, after an increasingly intimidating series of meetings with literary agents, I resolved to write a book about the ascension of Jeremy Lin. None of this was my idea.

Rising star Smart fuels VCU's crazy run with characteristic conviction

si.com — HOUSTON -- On Sunday night, after Virginia Commonwealth University had reached the Final Four by razing No. 1 Kansas, 71-61, I met the coach who'd shocked the nation in a moment of rare quiet.
Apr 02, 2015

Incidentally: one of the most fun tournament stories I ever did actually involved Shaka, his staff and procreation si.com/more-sports/20…

They showed him the money

fortune.com — The most famous words in the history of sports representation are fictional, sure. But Leigh Steinberg, the man famed as the original superagent, still claims responsibility for their provenance. It was the spring of 1993, the week of the annual NFL owners' meetings in Palm Desert, Calif.
Mar 03, 2015

legendary features editor Tim Smith has left Fortune. Tim edited this Leigh Steinberg story I wrote w/ @PabloTorre: fortune.com/2012/04/11/lei…

Mar 03, 2015

RT @readDanwrite: legendary features editor Tim Smith has left Fortune. Tim edited this Leigh Steinberg story I wrote w/ @PabloTorre: fortune.com/2012/04/11/lei…

May 12, 2015

More #dcawards trivia: a couple years back, @PabloTorre and I were finalists for this story on Leigh Steinberg: fortune.com/2012/04/11/lei…

College hoops is going at a sluggish pace

espn.go.com — College hoops is on pace for its most sluggish season yet. But there's an enticing upside to the slow-ball strategy -- wins.
Jan 14, 2015

RT @JordanBrenner: In @espnmag, I examined why college hoops is getting slower, year by year. Some of the results even surprised me: espn.go.com/espn/feature/s…

Jan 14, 2015

RT @JordanBrenner: In @espnmag, I examined why college hoops is getting slower, year by year. Some of the results even surprised me: espn.go.com/espn/feature/s…

Jan 14, 2015

Why is college hoops so slow and boring? Slow and boring wins. Good look by @JordanBrenner: espn.go.com/espn/feature/s…

Jan 14, 2015

In the meantime, we are going to sleep RT How slow can you go? espn.go.com/espn/feature/s…

Jan 14, 2015

RT @ESPNCBB: College hoops is on pace for its most sluggish season yet. But, slow-ball strategy wins. » es.pn/1Ix4HGO pic.twitter.com/goe4pU6EDY

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Feb 11, 2016

@talkhoops Pretty confident that the part where I go through puberty is gonna win a Grammy.

Feb 11, 2016

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Feb 11, 2016

@mickeyduzyj @30for30 Glad you enjoyed, man. If there's any more stock I can buy in The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere, I want all of it

Feb 11, 2016

I, FOR ONE, WILL ABSOLUTELY PLAY KANYE'S VIDEO GAME ABOUT HIS MOM FLYING THROUGH THE GATES OF HEAVEN

Feb 11, 2016

@Colin2me I think this is the universe telling me that I need a podcast

Feb 11, 2016

Struggle-streaming Kanye right now reminds me of the days when I'd wait 45 minutes to hear a .wav file of the X-Men cartoon soundtrack

Feb 11, 2016

RT @YungWashedGawd: @PabloTorre I still remember you saying "too many Urkels on your teams thats why your winslow" on around the horn, today is for you fam

Feb 11, 2016

@ShotDrJr Why do you think I'm going to Toronto?!!


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