MMA writing: 2008-2015

Selected pieces on mixed martial arts — all USA TODAY except as noted:


Preview, features, event coverage 


General sports writing: 2010-2015

Selected pieces on chess, football and other sports …

Olympic sports writing: 2004-2015

Selected features and interviews, plus coverage from several Olympics:


Sochi 2014

London 2012 (all Bleacher Report unless noted)

Vancouver 2010: Nordic sports and biathlon (all USA TODAY)

Beijing 2008: Everything, especially soccer (all USA TODAY)

Torino 2006 (USA TODAY)

Athlete interviews (all USA TODAY)

Culture writing: 2008-2015

Selected pieces on music, journalism, TV, academia and life in general …