Don Van Natta on Muck Rack

Don Van Natta

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine and — ESPN
As seen in: ESPN, The New York Times

Senior Writer @ESPN & @ESPNMag. NYT Bestselling Author of First Off the Tee, Her Way & Wonder Girl. Curator of The Sunday Long Read. Bourbon sipper.

A DAY OF TERROR - ATTACK ON MILITARY - A Hijacked Boeing 757 Slams Into the Pentagon, Halting the Government - — A hijacked passenger plane sliced into the Pentagon today, triggering a thunderous explosion and fierce fires at the defense complex and killing and wounding an unknown number of people.

"Why's this so good?" No. 76: William Nack and "Pure Heart" — I still remember where I was-sitting in a dive bar in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., trying to tune out the noise from the beach bums and a jukebox blaring Madonna and the Bangles-when I read these words: Just before noon the horse was led haltingly into a van next to the stallion barn, and there a concentrated barbiturate was injected into his jugular....

Diana Nyad Puts Early End to Cuba-to-Florida Swim — MIAMI - Three miles off Havana on Sunday evening, the Florida Straits were still glasslike when the 61-year-old marathon swimmer Diana Nyad felt her right shoulder seize up with pain. But she kept swimming. At 1:30 p.m. Monday, with the ocean swells now buffeting her, Ms. Nyad was struck by an asthma attack, her first ever, and struggled to breathe.
Oct 24, 2016

My brother texts: "I keep running across web articles littered with Twitter quotes. Is this what passes for journalism in the 21st century?"

Oct 24, 2016

RT @BobLeyESPN: Where have all the Daily Fantasy commercials gone? And @NIGEL_HAYES took a stand w/ a sign. We hear from him today.

Oct 24, 2016

RT @SamuelLJackson: You got ONE JOB, Kick the MUPFOUGHYYNN BALL!!! WTF?! Both Kickers!

Oct 24, 2016

RT @ESPNNFL: Here's how it happened. 1st and goal from 5: 4-yard gain 2nd and goal from 1: No gain 3rd and goal, 24-yard FG: No good Again, wow

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