Since 1981, John has freelanced articles for more than 100 publications ranging from Sports Illustrated to Reader’s Digest. He’s interviewed a hijacking survivor shot in the head, probed a priest’s passion for painting religious nudes, dined with Gordie Howe, played snowshoe baseball, and crashed the women’s locker room. Adept at covering a variety of subjects, John has developed a particular interest in the personal and social dramas that play out in sports.
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City Pages, August 10-16, 2016
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|Jack Trice: Death of a Football Player, Birth of a Martyr
In 1923, Iowa State lineman Jack Trice died from injuries suffered in his first major college football game. Was he murdered?
SB Nation, November 25, 2014
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|Every Fantasy Has Its Price
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|Time Well Served
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Running sets a former inmate and recovering addict free
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