Shaun Assael

is an award-winning journalist, author and television correspondent. In a career that has included politics, true crime and sports, he’s written on subjects as varied as the FBI’s investigation into FIFA, the history of steroids in America, and the mob in Las Vegas.

News & Blogs

Southern Journeys

Southern Journeys

I’m thrilled to be in the “Southern Journeys” issue of the Oxford American with this history of segregated tennis in the South. Come inside to read it.

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How I Cut the Cord (…and learned about VPNs and IPTVs)

How I Cut the Cord (…and learned about VPNs and IPTVs)

Not long ago, I found myself staring at my satellite TV bill and wondering why I was paying $120 a month. With only a few exceptions, its hundreds of channels were a wasteland. I cut the cord. And I’ve never been happier. A lot of you have been asking me how I did it. So I created thIs guide…

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Best Sports Book
The Boston Globe

A thrilling mystery.
Leave it to Liston to emerge as its larger-than-life anti-hero.”

Nick Pileggi
author of Wiseguy and Casino
As tough and pounding
as its subject.”

Robert Lipsyte
author of The Contender and An Accidental Sportswriter
The Murder of Sonny Liston Book Cover
Other Books
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