Jeremy Schaap

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Jeremy Schaap
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Schaap at Web Summit in 2014
Born (1969-08-23) August 23, 1969 (age 51)
Bronx, New York, New York, U.S
EducationCornell University
OccupationAuthor, Sports journalist
Notable credit(s)
RelativesDick Schaap (father, deceased)

Jeremy Albert Schaap (born August 23, 1969) is an American sportswriter, television reporter, and author. Schaap is an eleven-time Emmy Award winner for his work on ESPN's E:60, SportsCenter, and Outside the Lines.[1]


He is a regular contributor to Nightline and ABC World News Tonight and has been published in Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, Time, Parade, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

Schaap has worked four major soccer events for ESPN as the network's lead reporter, including: the 2010 World Cup, Euro 2012, the 2014 World Cup, and Euro 2016.

A native and resident of New York City, Schaap is the author of Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the Greatest Upset in Boxing History (Houghton Mifflin, ISBN 0-618-55117-4), a New York Times best-seller, and Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics.

Schaap is the son of the late journalist and broadcaster Dick Schaap. Like his father, Schaap is an alumnus of Cornell University and a former editor at The Cornell Daily Sun. Schaap was also a member of the Quill and Dagger society.

He won the Dick Schaap Award for Outstanding Writing at the 2005 Emmys, an award named after his father, for an Outside the Lines feature titled "Finding Bobby Fischer." Schaap and his wife have three children, two girls and a boy.[citation needed].


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