Feature Stories

Frank McCourt said, “Everyone has a story to tell. All you have to do is write it. But it’s not that easy.” These are my favorite examples of storytelling throughout my career, and I hope you enjoy reading them as much I loved writing them.


Top 10 opening Thursday night matchups
Originally appearing in FBSchedules, USA Today published the article and featured it on their main college football page.

David Strauss Talks 2018 Trends, Legalized Betting, and Wheel of Fortune Screwing Him Over

The head oddsmaker pulls back the curtain on the exhilarating and maddening world of sports wagering.

2019 World Series Odds Favor Boston and Houston. Baltimore, Not So Much

World Series odds article featured in MSN.

Fantasy Football Week 6 Waiver Wire Gems: Mike Davis’ Stock is Rising

NFL waiver wire gems article featured in MSN.

Ohio State Slugger Lilli Piper Transforms Adversity Into Triumph
Just one day after saving her mother’s boyfriend’s life with CPR, and hours after her grandfather’s passing, Piper went on a hitting streak for the ages.

Phil Steele’s 2015 FCS College Football Preview

My previews of the SWAC and MEAC conferences appeared in the 2015 edition for the godfather of college football preview magazines, Phil Steele.

Top 5 Shameful 2014 SEC Non-Conference Football Schedules

Having a little fun at the Southeastern Conference’s expense for FBSchedules.

5 Division III Running Backs Terrorizing Defenses

Giving some lower-division love to talented running backs for HERO Sports.

5 best apps for finding your next Bay Area dream home

Editorial piece published in print for the real estate section of The Mercury News

Keep pushing forward: How Nancy Lenihan defeated breast cancer
Appearing in The Mercury News and East Bay Times print editions, I wrote how Nancy Lenihan overcame fear and leaned on family to kick cancer’s butt.

How Jacqueline Payne used humor and positivity to beat breast cancer

Personal profile appearing in the Breast Cancer Awareness special section of The Mercury News and East Bay Times.

5 Benefits of CBD for Insomnia

Examining the benefits of CBD to alleviate insomnia in The Californian.

Why People are Turning to CBD for Anxiety Relief

Looking at how CBD can help ease anxiety in The Cannifornian.

CBD Versus Melatonin: Which is Right for You?

Determining the pros and cons of CBD versus melatonin in The Cannifornian.

2020 Top Workplaces Special Section
Three articles appearing online and in the print editions of the East Bay Times and Mercury News.

Sacramento’s latest booming new home communities
Sponsored content appearing in The Mercury News about Sacramento’s booming housing communities.

Get Your Favorite Cannabis Products Easily with Caliva’s Home Delivery and Curbside Pickup

Native content crafted for the Jay-Z and Joe Montana-backed dispensary, Caliva.