Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated. Lecturer, Berkeley J-School.
After almost 20 years, today is my last at Sports Illustrated. Hell of a ride. I got to work alongside childhood idols, collaborate with some of the best editors in the business, and live out a dream. Best job in the world, I always said, and it was. A few thoughts:
"Last summer, in the middle of what struck me as an otherwise very full life, I went to my first Weird Al Yankovic concert." @shamblanderson with a story full of wonderful lines
One day, overweight and frustrated by life as a deskbound editor, Jim Fixx decided to go for a jog, triggering a most unlikely series of events. My story on a man who saw the future, and whose message resonates more than ever in the age of coronavirus:
"Just a two minute rest, I'll be ready". That's what Klay told Kerr. With a torn ACL.
"You Can't Give In": My story on Monty Williams, the woman he loved, and the power of persistence
"Don't Divide Us. Bring Us Together": A message to the president from @SteveKerr
"To be surrounded by people I love at the end." The story of teammates who've become family: 27 former Niners dropping everything to fly to Montana for Dwight Clark
NBA lottery pick at 18. Addict at 28. My story on what happened to Robert Swift