David Lough body shot

ESPN the Magazine ran David Lough’s pose in the issue from late August. The guy is a monster!

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Rawlings glove distribution for ESPN the Magazine

During Spring Training in 2013, I was hanging around the Toronto Blue Jays’ complex in Dunedin, Fla. and I came across these Rawlings guys showing off their wares to various Toronto players. Fast-forward a year later, and it’s an ESPN the Magazine photo gallery that I pitched and wrote.

A slide showing some of the gloves on offer to MLB'ers from Rawlings.

A slide showing some of the gloves on offer to MLB’ers from Rawlings.

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2014 MLB Confidential for ESPN the Magazine

Screen cap of the story as it appeared online in April 2014.

Screen cap of the story as it appeared online in April 2014.

My reporter colleagues and I interviewed over 140 MLB players during Spring Training in February. Here’s what we found.

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ESPN Covers

A few photos of my recent ESPN the Magazine contributions

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LeBron confidential survey

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ESPN the Magazine NHL Confidential

ESPN the Magazine NHL confidential.

ESPN the Magazine NHL confidential.

There’s a confidential survey of 30 NHL players in the newest issue of ESPN the Magazine (Oct. 2013). I surveyed 26 of them to get their perspective on issues like gay rights in Russia, NHL players leaving for the KHL, and who is the most under-rated player.

The cover of ESPN the Magazine, Oct. 2013.

The cover of ESPN the Magazine, Oct. 2013.

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Brian Hartline does what in the offseason?

I spoke with Miami Dolphins receiver Brian Hartline about his offseason job, working in the drive-through convenience store he owns with some buddies near Columbus, Ohio.

Photo of NFL wide receiver Brian Hartline working in his convenience store in Ohio.

Photo of NFL wide receiver Brian Hartline working in his convenience store in Ohio.

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Kids in Sports issue of ESPN the Magazine

Olympic gold medal swimmer Katie Ledecky wore this warm-up jacket when she was young.

Olympic gold medal swimmer Katie Ledecky wore this warm-up jacket when she was young.

Check out the full photo gallery, with items from NASCAR, MLB and NFL stars, too!

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ESPN the Magazine youth sports survey

Dan contributed to the ESPN the Magazine “Kids in Sports” issue which came out in July 2013.

Cover of the ESPN the Magazine "Kids in Sports" issue.

Cover of the ESPN the Magazine “Kids in Sports” issue.

He interviewed over 100 parents for the “confidential survey” on the behaviors of parents whose kids play sports.

Kids confidential survey promo on ESPN.com.

Kids confidential survey promo on ESPN.com.

View the full story and survey.

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