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Mission Accomplished
ESPN

Selected as part of the Sunday Long Read's "Best of 2018"

 

In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger stunned the nation when it broke apart 73 seconds into flight. This is the story of the soccer ball that survived -- and the family that sent it into space, twice.

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The Entire Netflix History of Us
The New York Times

A personal essay for the Modern Love column about breakups, vulnerability, and how ghosts of our pasts linger in unexpected ways.

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How Nancy Faust Saved the Sound of Baseball
ESPN

"The fans she spent decades entertaining are conspicuously absent from the ballparks this year. Instead, the music piped in over the sound system reverberates off of empty seats and cardboard cutouts. To celebrate her impact on the game is only to be reminded of the things we miss most this year. We all want to be taken out to the crowd.

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The Southmost
ESPN

His mom has never been able to see him play. This is football and life on the border. 

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Profile: Isaiah Austin
ESPN

Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball. 

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Race to the Finish
ESPN

Florida voters could deal a death blow to greyhound racing this election day. What happens then?

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The Strange Life and Mysterious Death of a Panther-Trapping, Gator-Wrestling Wild Man
Narratively

Trapper Nelson was a Florida legend from the day he hopped off a boxcar. But did he really kill himself, or was he murdered?

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