Clips (soccer writing)

I came to Liverpool from America to find community, now coronavirus means I’m a stranger again – Mar. 17, 2020

The world is sick and dying, so I’m leaving America because only Liverpool makes me feel alive – Mar. 7, 2020

Winning the Club World Cup is important for Liverpool, but not how you might think – Dec. 19, 2019

Liverpool displayed one of their most formidable traits to ruthlessly sweep Salzburg aside– Dec. 11, 2019

Liverpool fans need to realise something about Premier League title race before it’s too late – Dec. 1, 2019

Wijnaldum’s subtle brilliance was key in causing Man City to cower – Nov. 11, 2019

LFC are showing the sign of champions – Nov. 3, 2019

Liverpool’s squad is packed full of mentality monsters – Oct. 31, 2019

Dr. Refereelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the VAR – Sep. 18, 2019

Liverpool are as ‘unbearable’ on the pitch as they are off it – Sep. 1, 2019

Mané wants to win Liverpool the Premier League more than anyone else – Aug. 31, 2019

Firmino’s moment of magic was so good, it offered endless possibilities – Aug. 12, 2019

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Theismann fires back: McShay ‘doesn’t know jack-diddly about football – Dec. 20, 2019

NFLPA won’t pursue formal review of Trent Williams’ treatment – Nov. 4, 2019

Gruden speaks about Redskins culture, drafting Dwayne Haskins – Oct. 15, 2019

Redskins fire head coach Jay Gruden – Oct. 7, 2019

Alex Smith is still years away from playing in NFL, Theismann says – June 22, 2019

Redskins lose Maryland as possible new stadium site – Feb. 13, 2019

Lafemina, other Redskins executives no longer with organization –  Dec. 26, 2018

Swearinger: Gruden decided to ‘not name me captain’ – Dec. 24, 2018

Sources: Smith suffering ‘devastating’ surgery complications –  Dec. 6, 2018


Worth trading Bradley Beal to shed John Wall’s contract? – July 18, 2019

A look back at Dwight Howard’s time with Wizards: It was a total flop – July 6, 2019

Ernie Grunfeld’s last moves net Wizards practically nothing – July 5, 2019

John Wall’s ‘supermax’ contract just got more expensive – June 30, 2019

Wizards fire team president Ernie Grunfeld – Apr. 2, 2019

Wizards officially eliminated from playoffs – Mar. 29, 2019

Are the Wizards wasting Bradley Beal? – Feb. 23, 2019


How George Costanza helped Nats win Game 2 –  Oct. 13, 2019

Going Going Gone: Bryce to sign with Phillies –  Feb. 28, 2019

Are luxury tax fears halting the Nationals spending? –  Feb. 23, 2019

Tensions rise between MLB, players amid ‘two-year attack on free agency’ – Feb. 16, 2019

Sean Doolittle: Tanking is ‘risking the integrity’ of baseball – Jan. 26, 2019

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Essays on Sports

Is It Okay to Love the NFL, Warts and All? – Sept. 12, 2019

Hope and Opening Day – Mar. 28, 2019

After Machado Trade, Orioles Return to Baseball Wilderness – Aug. 2, 2018

Visigoths at the Gates of Camden Yards – July 12, 2018

Why Is This Day Different? On Baseball’s Return – Mar. 29, 2018

Connecting Vets (U.S. Military and veterans issues)

Congressman defends SEAL charged with murder, admits he ‘probably killed women and children’ in Iraq – June 3, 2019

Trump considering pardons for U.S. troops accused of war crimes – May 20, 2019

America’s fight ‘far from over’ despite fall of ISIS ‘caliphate’ – Mar. 11, 2019

Green Beret facing murder charge defends action, criticizes Army – Feb. 11, 2019

DOD: ISIS to ‘likely resurge’ in Syria with US troop withdrawal – Feb. 4, 2019

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Pick and Roll Roundup: Did the Warriors Kill the NBA?

For St. Louis, There’s No More Next Year

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Fight Night in Vegas! – Aug. 25, 2017

Soccer Is Here, and CFB Is Near – Aug. 18, 2017

Sports Columns

Don’t force student-athletes to front their own health costs – The Hatchet

In college sports, time to look for the union label – The Hatchet

Basketball Columns from The Hatchet

The pain of Creek’s final shot – Hatchet Sports

The Colonials get their swagger back – Hatchet Sports

Trip to Richmond provides spark for men’s basketball – Hatchet Sports

Colonials propped up by unflappable balance – Hatchet Sports

Stomach aches at the Smith Center – and not just because of Dollar Dog Night – Hatchet Sports

Colonials shut up their skeptics (me) – Hatchet Sports

GW faces death by turnovers against VCU – Hatchet Sports

How an embarrassing moment made a walk-on my favorite player – Hatchet Sports