Say It Ain’t So, Jose

A short essay for about two classic baseball films released in 1988 — ‘Bull Durham’ and ‘Eight Men Out’ — and their remarkable pertinence twenty years after they were released.

The Art of Sport

An essay for The Boston Globe about the relationship between sports and aesthetics. Are some classic sports moments more aesthetically moving than others? What is it that we feel when watching a “beautiful” play unfold?

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What I learned about steroids during my time with the Yankees

An Op-Ed piece for The Los Angeles Times reflecting on Opening Day and baseball’s perpetual Chicken Little complex.