In 1982, I wrote a story about AIDS that mentioned 958 cases had been reported worldwide. Forty years on, the total is 75 million. I'm reposting the piece as a document of what it was like to be in NYC at the dawn of the crisis.
How I Cut the Cord (…and learned about VPNs and IPTVs)
February 17, 2019
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...
Reflections On The First Mass School Shooting in American History… 19 Years Later
February 17, 2018
In September 1999, ESPN Magazine sent me to Littleton, Colorado, to chronicle the aftermath of what was then the worst high school shooting in American history. For a glimpse at how little has changed in the last 19 years, here's a look back at what I wrote about Columbine High School five months after the massacre.
Russian Doping Ban: Cop Who Broke the Case Claims “IOC is Appeasing Russia.”
December 6, 2017
I spent a lot of time covering sports doping, and the International Olympic Committee’s decision to ban Russia from next winter’s Games is by any measure extraordinary. But not for the reasons you may think.