One night in Athens
For Beyond the Trestle: U.S. Soccer’s original bid for the 1999 Women’s World Cup featured Tufts, Lehigh and Davidson as potential host sites. That plan changed in a hurry after more than 76,000 fans showed up to watch the U.S. win gold at the 1996 Olympics.
Charles B. Hall and the Tuskegee Airmen’s first kill
For World War II on Deadline: On July 2, 1943, Lt. Charles B. Hall became the first Tuskegee Airman to record a combat victory, an achievement that made him an instant star in the Black press.
2014 Redskins preview section
The 2014 Redskins season preview section from my sports staff at The Washington Times earned top-10 honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors awards.
Mr. Space Shuttle’s final shoot
For The Washington Times: Photographer Scott Andrews chronicled the space shuttle program from beginning to end.
Two-sport star Frankie Baumholtz
For the Society for American Baseball Research: Pioneering two-sport star Frankie Baumholtz made his mark in MLB, college and professional basketball, and the U.S. Navy.
For Omnisport/SportingNews.com: Though her otherworldly teammate Simone Biles stole the spotlight in Rio, Aly Raisman was at her absolute best.
More than baseball
For Omnisport/SportingNews.com: Ken Griffey Jr. is one of the greatest baseball players ever, but his work on the field is only part of his story.