David Epstein (journalist)

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David Epstein
OccupationJournalist
NationalityAmerican
Alma materColumbia University
GenreNon-fiction
Notable worksThe Sports Gene
Website
www.davidepstein.com

David Epstein is an investigative reporter at ProPublica. He is the author of two books: Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World (2019); and The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance (2013).

Prior to ProPublica, Epstein was a senior writer at Sports Illustrated, where he specialized in science issues in sports and investigative reporting.[1] With his colleague Selena Roberts, Epstein broke the story that the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003.[2]

Life[edit]

Epstein is a graduate of Columbia University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in environmental science and astronomy (2002) and master's degrees in environmental science and journalism.[1]

Works[edit]

  • The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance. New York. ISBN 9781591845119. OCLC 836557840.
  • Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. New York. ISBN 9780735214484. OCLC 1050962413.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "David Epstein: Archive and Biography". SportsIllustrated.CNN.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-03.
  2. ^ Roberts, Selena; Epstein, David (2009-02-07). "Sources tell SI Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003". SportsIllustrated.CNN.com. Archived from the original on 2009-02-10. Retrieved 2010-05-23.

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