Shaun’s work has appeared in such places as Glamour, Maxim, the New York Times, Esquire and The Village Voice. He is also a founding writer with ESPN Magazine. A select archive is curated here.
In the largest genetic study ever undertaken among U.S. pro athletes, I asked 100 current and former NFL athletes to give me their DNA. The result: A revealing look at the way genetic testing is about to transform training.
Here’s a quick (and dirty) cheat sheet for navigating tomorrow’s headlines. And please, don’t try these at home.
John Odom didn’t ask to be traded for 10 maple bats. But that didn’t stop us from laughing at him all the same.
As an Indianapolis Colt, Marvin Harrison shattered records on the playing field. But all it took was one gun-fueled incident in a North Philly to shatter the veil of secrecy he kept around himself. Co-writer Peter Keating helped look into the 2008 incident that continues to follow Harrison to this day.
I went to London to investigate the biggest cash robber of all time and discovered the inside story of the MMA legend allegedly behind it.
Where do you go when you want to know about the seedy underbelly of tennis? To Austria, where a former party boy told me all about life outside the lines.
Who is feeding America’s seemingly insatiable appetite for performance enhancing drugs? I went undercover in China, posing as a drug buyer, to find out.
A group of college students from Holland, Michigan, thought they knew what they were getting into when they started looking into the unsolved 1979 murder of opera student Janet Chandler. What they found reopened the secrets of an era.
You’ve read the Mitchell Report. Now read the real history of steroids in baseball, as it appeared in this special issue of ESPN Magazine.
The strangest story I ever reported. The one interview I’ll never forget.