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The Goddess of Victory: Maya Moore, Minnesota's greatest athlete
The Lynx star measures "wins" in everything she does.
City Pages, July 2016
Don't Tell Paralympic Athlete Mary Kate Callahan She's an Inspiration
"Sure, our disabilities are part of who we are," Mary Kate Callahan says. "But foremost I'm an athlete." And she's one of the best paratriathletes in the world.
Vice Sports, May 2016
Change in Key
When an out-of-shape, chain-smoking composer discovered triathlon, it didn't just transform his body - it made him a better musician and connected him to a larger community.
USA Triathlon, January 2016
From Prison to the Podium
Chad Moye was homeless and high on Oxy when he entered prison in 2012, but running has kept him clean for more than three years.
Vice Sports, September 2015
For Charles Aaron, It’s All About the Bikes
Charles Aaron grew up in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, the same Minneapolis suburb that spawned Thomas Friedman, Al Franken and the Coen brothers, only Aaron had different ambitions: He wanted to run a professional bike team.
Forward, July 2015
Chasing A-Rod’s Three-Thousandth Hit
The New Yorker, June 2015
How Adam Levy Channels His Grief Through Music
Forward, June 2015
R.T. Rybak’s Next Act
Can his talent and charisma bridge the achievement gap in education, or will he widen a rift and wreck his political future?
Minnesota Monthly, November 2014
Ra’Shede’s Road
The improbable path that took Ra'Shede Hageman from foster child to a top NFL prospect.
SB Nation, November 2013
Outstanding Profile from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, 2014
Denis McDonough ‘92: White House Chief of Staff
Saint John's Magazine, June / September 2013
Best Feature/education category, Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association, 2014
The Gospel according to J. F. Powers
Portland magazine, December 2009
It's About Time
Dave Zabriskie has long been known for his time trialling and his jokes, but the laughter stopped when he won his first stage race in Missouri
Cycle Sport, November 2009
Power of Attorney
The story behind the turmoil in the A.G.'s office
Minnesota Monthly, January 2009
The Invisible Student
There are more than 4,000 homeless or highly mobile students in Twin Cities schools, but you won't see them
Mpls. St. Paul, May 2008
The Undertaking
Her work is to care for the living and the dead
Twin Cities Business, May 2008
Father Stan Rother
American Martyr in Guatemala Stan Rother was murdered 25 years ago, but his memory still lives large in his native Oklahoma and in his adopted homeland.
St. Anthony Messenger, July 2006
The Archbishop Edward T. O'Mara Award for Magazine Article with a Worldwide Missionary Theme from the Society for the Propagation of the Faith and The Eileen Egan Award for Journalistic Excellence from Catholic Relief Services
Call Waiting
How a Minnesota grandmother is pressing the Catholic Church to ordain women as priests
Minnesota Monthly, June 2006
Darwin's Defender
If not for Eric Rothschild, students in Dover, and perhaps across the country, would be learning intelligent design as well as evolution.
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, January 2006
Everyday Hero: Jeff May
High school student Jeff May managed to tackle a school shooter and save the lives of his fellow students.
Reader's Digest, September 2005
Torii Hunter: Playing Happy
I was delighted to meet a superstar who still saw himself as a kid living out his dream.
World Traveler, July 2003
Garrison Keillor
America’s storyteller finds his muse
World Traveler, January 2000