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Beau Dure

Vienna, VA
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Youth soccer, women's soccer, men's soccer, MMA, Olympic sports, curling, Ultimate, sports media, general sports, fact-checking, civility, philosophy.
Doesn't Cover: Politics, food, fitness, baseball.

Ranting Soccer Dad pod/blog. Freelance reality-checker. Alumnus of Duke and USA TODAY. RTs aren't endorsements; questions aren't indictments. Namaste.

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Current: Host of the Ranting Soccer Dad podcast, author of several books, freelancer for The Guardian, FourFourTwo, Bloody Elbow and elsewhere.

Past: Soccer, Olympics, MMA and general sports for USA TODAY. Also worked at Star-News (Wilmington) and News & Record (Greensboro) on a forgotten th...

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RT @oohblackdiamond: this is legit one of the most impressive things on the internet
@paulsoj98 I've been interviewing EW for months. I know what he's talking about.
@TomSowinski By the final ballot, perhaps. I don't see a path to victory, either, but that's because I don't see anyone changing a vote from someone else to her. You don't think she has any athletes?
@paulsoj98 Are you serious? Look at the page again. Qualifying? No. But ... um ...
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What was your first job as a journalist?

A copy editor at the Star-News in Wilmington, N.C.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

In elementary school, yes.

How is social media changing news?

It adds more voices to the conversation and challenges us to find the good ones.



I haven't applied for an award this century. That's not why I do this. I won some internal awards at the News & Record and USA TODAY, which I appreciate because that was recognition from my peers.