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Writer and Reporter — Sports Illustrated
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Writer/Reporter for Sports illustrated and @sinow; adjunct at @columbiajourn, alum of @UMKnightWallace; fan of Ann Arbor, Buffalo and New York. Father of twins.

CBS to debut In Your Life documentary on career of Verne Lundquist

si.com — For professional admirers of CBS Sports broadcaster Verne Lundquist -- and I readily admit I am in the tank for him -- here's a film that should be very fun. CBS will air Saturday (1:30 p.m. ET) In Your Life , a one-hour documentary celebrating Lundquist's 50 years in broadcasting.

Saints TE Benjamin Watson's post on unrest in Ferguson goes viral

si.com — New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson shared his thoughts on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, in a 650-word Facebook post Tuesday. In the 20 hours since it was posted, Watson post has been "liked" over 400,000 times, shared more than 230,000 times and received over 35,000 comments.

How ESPN landed the Iron Bowl, plus more Media Circus

si.com — Auburn and Alabama first met in football in 1893 and though it feels like CBS announcers Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson were on that call then, the reality is CBS' history broadcasting the game is fairly recent. The network has aired the Iron Bowl 16 times dating back to 1987.

Paul Finebaum to host live call-in show on SEC Network during Iron Bowl

si.com — College Football You'll be looking live at Paul Finebaum during the Iron Bowl -- at least, you will if you tune into the SEC Network on Saturday night. In addition to ESPN broadcasting Alabama- Auburn this Saturday night at 7:45 p.m.

Media Circus: Ex-Duke star Christian Laettner talks upcoming 30 for 30 'I hate Christian Laettner'

si.com — So who is responsible for choosing the memorable title of "I Hate Christian Laettner" for the upcoming documentary on one of the most polarizing college basketball players in history? Well, that would be Christian Laettner himself. ESPN announced last week it will air a 90-minute examination of Laettner's life on March 15, 2015 at 9:00 p.m.

Bruce Arians, Drew Stanton leading Arizona Cardinals to top

si.com — So, a funny few things happened on the way to Bruce Arians' alleged retirement ... He had been "re-fired" by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 20, 2012 after five years as the team's offensive coordinator.

Will NFL Broadcasts Ever Embrace Advanced Stats?

mmqb.si.com — Once upon a time, back when Dan Marino and Joe Montana ruled the NFL, a book called The Hidden Game of Baseball highlighted a new baseball metric called OPS (on-base plus slugging). It calculated the sum of a player's on-base percentage and slugging average.

Adrian Peterson suspension: Roger Goodell bans Minnesota Vikings RB for rest of year

si.com — On Tuesday morning, the NFL announced that it had suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the rest of the season without pay. Peterson had already missed nine games with pay after the league put him on the Commissioner's Exempt List following Peterson's indictment on a felony charge of injury to a child on Sept.

Mike Freeman, Clarence Hill, Jason Reid, Adam Schefter and Ed Werder join an SI roundtable to talk about cover the NFL

Green Bay Packers trying to make sure road to 2015 Super Bowl goes through Lambeau

si.com — GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's something of a stretch to be sure, but if there is any downside to the epic roll the Green Bay Packers are on as mid-November arrives, it's only that it's not yet mid-January, when such dominance yields the most returns and earns a team some serious hardware.
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Nov 28, 2014

RT @TheEconomist: Forget the 1%. In Russia, just 110 people out of 140 million control 35% of the total wealth econ.st/1y8IFFE pic.twitter.com/ExIseACYQa

Nov 28, 2014

@jacobu I like seeing the Fox Sports power brokers dropping some sports commentary. Suits in Bristol play it safe. Good work, Ullman. #fun

Nov 28, 2014

So what conference title will Brady Hoke win in 2018?

Nov 28, 2014

@darrenrovell 1985 Kirk Gibson and 1986 Tim Raines pass along their best.

Nov 28, 2014

RT @jemelehill: I interviewed Janay Rice for several hours. Here is her story in her own words, as told to me es.pn/1vWkz39

Nov 28, 2014

@marctsherman appreciated. You think he gets signed? That would be a very public move by a team.

Nov 28, 2014

.@BillSimmons like Nathan Jessup right now. He's dying to say Goodell ordered the Code Red again.

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