Tag Archives: freelance

Women in Sports: Val Ackerman

Val Ackerman is the commissioner of the Big East Conference. In this interview with espnW, she explains why she doesn’t think college athletes should be paid and why she loves leading a league without football.

espnW: Val Ackerman’s Cool Sports Job

Championship Series Update

The Yankees and Dodgers are each one win away from the World Series. How’d they put themselves in that position? Find out in my latest for CBS Local.

CBS Local: Five Things from the LCS

Women in Sports: Lauren Holtkamp

How does a basketball referee make it to the NBA? How do refs work together on the court and what do they do to improve? As part of espnW’s “Women with Cool Sports Jobs” series, I spoke with the NBA’s only female referee, Lauren Holtkamp, to find out. More goes into the job than you probably realize.

espnW: Lauren Holtkamp’s Cool Sports Job

SEC Football Week 7 Recap

LSU and Texas A&M scored big wins on Saturday, mostly due to defense. Alabama and Georgia remain undefeated. Read all about it, plus check the videos of a couple incredible catches, in my latest SEC football report.

CBS Local: SEC Football Report Week 7

Division Series Update

The Dodgers and Astros are through to the next round, thanks mostly to their bats. One and possibly two teams will join them later today. Here are the key storylines as the MLB playoffs move forward:

CBS Local: Five Things You Missed

SEC Football Week 6 Recap

LSU got a much-needed win, but squeaking past Florida doesn’t tell us all that much. I take a look at that game and everything else in the SEC in my weekly report for CBS Local.

CBS Local: SEC Football Report Week 6

Michigan and Night Games

Saturday will be just the fourth night game in Michigan Stadium history. A school like Penn State has no problem hosting games under the lights. Why does the University Michigan—its administration, head coach, and many of its fans—reject the idea? What do players think? I sought answers in an in-depth story for Scout.

Scout: Are You Afraid of the Dark?