Selected Stories by Date


Choosing Sides - Beacon - February 11, 2014

Fraud, the Olympic Legacy - Beacon - February 01, 2014

Klinsmann versus his Legacy - Beacon - January 22, 2014

And The Hammer Comes Out - Beacon - January 13, 2014

Sport and National Mythmaking - Beacon - January 06, 2014


The Germans Set up Camp - Beacon - December 27, 2013

Germany Reacts to the World Cup Draw - Beacon - December 09, 2013

Soccer Analytics in the Twitter Age - Beacon - December 03, 2013

Susie Takes Bavaria - Beacon - November 22, 2013

The Roof Is On Fire - Beacon - November 07, 2013

Q&A with Robin Ahne, one of two German journalist recently arrested in Qatar - Beacon - November 01, 2013

Falling Down the Ladder - Sports on Earth - July 26, 2013

The Goal that Wasn't - Sports on Earth - October 22, 2013

Stefan Kießling’s Phantom Goal - Beacon - October 19, 2013

Time To Get To Know The Bundesliga - Sports on Earth - October 18, 2013

Q&A: Yves Zenger on Greenpeace’s Football Protest - Beacon - October 11, 2013

Joachim Löw Takes His Pick - Beacon - October 10, 2013

Joe Gyau Embarks on his Professional Road - ESPN - August 19, 2013

Baden-Baden Black Forest -  Oryx Magazine - August 2013 (print)

Hoffenheim: The Most Hated Soccer Team  in Germany - Pacific Standard - July 02, 2013

At Last, Issue of Racism Demands Sport's Attention - ESPN - June 05, 2013

UN conference on racism in sport has optimist tone - ESPN - March 21, 2013

Want to Make the Olympics? Try Bobsledding - Outside Magazine - March 06, 2013

The Saga of Tomsan -  Slate - February 26, 2013


Three Naked Hours in the Baths of Baden-Baden - Outside Magazine - December 10, 2012

Sports, Stories: Talking to Eric Smetana of Stymie, the Sports Literary Magazine - The Classical - November 29, 2012

Preston's Plan - XI Quarterly - Fall 2012 (Print)

Germany's Drunk Bike-Riding Day - Outside Magazine - October 19, 2012

Migraines, Trains, and Automobiles - Outside Magazine - August 27, 2012

The Disabled List - The Classical - August 9, 2012

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - The Classical - February 12, 2012


Qatar's Football Dreams - Slate - September 14, 2011