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Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com — ESPN

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine/.com. Around the Horn, Olbermann, Sports Reporters, HQ, ESPN Films, other things. Ex-SI. torre@post.harvard.edu

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

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

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

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

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

How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke

Nov 20, 2014

In light of Jack Johnson news, revisit this old SI story about How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke, by @PabloTorre: si.com/vault/2009/03/…

Nov 20, 2014

RT @SI_sarahkwak: In light of Jack Johnson news, revisit this old SI story about How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke, by @PabloTorre: si.com/vault/2009/03/…

Nov 20, 2014

RT @SI_sarahkwak: In light of Jack Johnson news, revisit this old SI story about How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke, by @PabloTorre: si.com/vault/2009/03/…

Nov 20, 2014

RT @SI_sarahkwak: In light of Jack Johnson news, revisit this old SI story about How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke, by @PabloTorre: si.com/vault/2009/03/…

BACK OF ALL TRADES

si.com — Spend enough time in the orbit of Robert Griffin III-known around Waco, Texas, as RG3, Superman, Black Jesus, the Ambassador and the Most Exciting Player in College Football-and it's impossible to shake the thought that the cheery quarterback was constructed in a secret military lab in southern Japan.
Nov 19, 2014

Three years ago @PabloTorre wrote about Robert Griffin III at Baylor. Kid seemed happy then. si.com/vault/2011/09/…

NBPA director: 'Let's stop pretending'

7online.com — NEW YORK -- Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, questioned several of the principles that have governed owner-player relations in the league for decades Wednesday, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of basketball-related income.

NBPA director: 'Let's stop pretending'

abc7chicago.com — NEW YORK -- Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of basketball-related income.

NBPA director: 'Let's stop pretending'

6abc.com — NEW YORK -- Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of basketball-related income.
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Aug 03, 2015

Just did one of those deep, dying-triceratops-in-Jurassic-Park sighs.

Aug 02, 2015

@JreedVick7 I think so (and thanks for that). Didn't know I'd enjoy it this much when I started doing it, how natural it'd feel

Aug 02, 2015

RT @TyWenger: Such great press for my wife @CherylPietra's new book #Gonzo_Girl! Here's an awesome one that just came out in Vogue: vogue.cm/1VK9ADX

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