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  1. Heisman winner Johnny Manziel's celebrity could derail the Texas ...

    Wright Thompson

    In ESPN The Magazine's College Football Preview, Wright Thompson writes about Johnny Manziel, the Heisman winner whose celebrity threatens to derails both his career and the Aggies' season.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  2. Searching for meaning in Scotland

    Wright Thompson

    For Wright Thompson, a trip to Scotland turned into a quest to find a forgotten piece of family history.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  3. X Games Munich -- In search of skateboarding's elusive 1080

    Wright Thompson

    Riding with Tom Schaar in search of skateboarding's most elusive trick, the 1080.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2013
  4. Golf -- A sandwich stumper at the Masters

    Wright Thompson

    There's more spice, and some people think there's more mayo. And the consistency definitely has changed.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  5. OTL: Michael Jordan Has Not Left The Building

    Wright Thompson

    As he reaches his 50th birthday, MJ is still looking for one more ass to kick

    Eticket | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  6. A Notre Dame fan who saw the beginning of something -- but not th...

    Wright Thompson

    He was a Notre Dame fan who died late this season. And there was more to his life than just football.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2012
  7. The Masters still leaves us wondering why some golfers perform wh...

    Wright Thompson

    We can know everything about golf, but we don't know why some people perform when it matters most, and other people don't.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2012
  8. Masters fans drawn to Augusta National's No. 10, where Rory McIlr...

    Wright Thompson

    They flocked to No. 10 at Augusta National, smiling and taking pictures and pointing at the site of Rory McIlroy's disaster last year at the Masters.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  9. Wright Thompson on New Orleans, the BCS championship, and Louisia...

    Wright Thompson

    The National Championship Game, Louisiana politics, and Edwin Edwards' last campaign.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  10. OTL: Slumdog Golfer

    Wright Thompson

    One man, trapped between two worlds, still chases his dream

    Eticket | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  11. OTL: Staying the Course

    Wright Thompson

    The fight to save a golf course from financial meltdowns, voodoo curses and the inevitable power of the tides

    Eticket | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  12. The Masters: Wright Thompson's Letters from Augusta - Masters fri...

    Wright Thompson

    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- College students often ask me what it's like to be a sportswriter, and this is it: killing time at a Waffle House before heading over to Augusta National, papering over nervous energy with hash browns and eggs, trying to rest before T...

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2011
  13. The Masters: Wright Thompson's Letters from Augusta - The final h...

    Wright Thompson

    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- They came in from the late afternoon heat. Members and guests, mothers and agents, wives and friends, filling Grill Room tables, standing by the bar or collapsing in the cushy parlor next door. Sweet air conditioning blew hard from th...

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2011
  14. The Masters: Wright Thompson's Letters from Augusta - Scattering ...

    Wright Thompson

    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jim met his best friend in college. They clicked instantly, bonding over their favorite sport, golf, and their favorite place, Augusta National. Over the years, they went to 10 or more Masters together. They'd usually find their way t...

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2011
  15. The Masters: Wright Thompson's Letters from Augusta - Following T...

    Wright Thompson

    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The directions begin on page 17 of the Spectator Guide. The byline is Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. He first wrote the letter in 1949 and, despite everything changing about the game of golf, his advice holds up. In his simple prose, he direc...

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2011
  16. The Masters: Wright Thompson's Letters from Augusta - What Nickla...

    Wright Thompson

    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- This morning, a feature I wrote ran on "SportsCenter." It's the story of a special relationship between Jack Nicklaus and a boy named Craig Smith, and how that bond is one of the great untold stories of the 1986 Masters. I hope you li...

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2011