Freelance Journalist

CategoryJournalism

I am passionate about my craft. Developing skills from story idea to published product is a fascinating process. This section of the website is designed to champion great journalism and provide useful tools and resources for current and future reporters.

GLADWELL: ‘THE SPORT IS A MORAL ABOMINATION’

G

In September, the National Football League confirmed an actuaries report that stated roughly one-third of its players will develop long-term cognitive problems during their career. The numbers served as confirmation for Malcolm Gladwell, who has been writing — and preaching — for five years now that the NFL is killing its employees. The violent collisions are responsible for physically and...

A CONVERSATION WITH GARY SMITH

A
Read my latest posts

Along the back wall in small wooden booth sat Gary Smith. Dressed in a modest blue golf shirt and khaki shorts, Smith looked out of place amidst the buzz and clutter of caffeinated college students. Anyone over the age of 23 would appear misplaced at Kudu Coffee House, the oft-frequented college coffee shop. He occasionally sipped from a cup of water and a cup of coffee, as we discussed writing...

McHENRY IS BROKEN

M
Britt McHenry

The Internet is full of pride and judgment. You see it every time a sports celebrity falls from grace. Tiger Woods, Alex Rodriguez, Kobe Bryant, Brett Favre, Lance Armstrong and the latest casualty, Britt McHenry. When it happens the Internet and social media explodes in righteous indignation. See Time, TMZ, CBS, Chicago Tribune, Yahoo!, Deadspin. After watching the footage of McHenry I did not...

HIS NAME IS OLBERMANN, KEITH OLBERMANN

H

His name is Olbermann, Keith Olbermann. If you’re a sports fan you already know that sports media fact. You also know Olbermann’s public and professional persona has led to some ugly name-calling. Over the years, columnists, fans and colleagues have added some colorful adjectives to describe the Olbermann brand. He’s been labeled Acerbic. Provocateur. Erudite. Acerbic – again. Jerk. Irreverent. A...

Freelance Journalist

ABOUT AUTHOR

John Strubel

Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

SOCIAL MEDIA

LATEST POSTS