Jake’s Recent Stories
World Nov 07Comeback story: Korir wins NYC Marathon 2 years after 2nd
Korir and Jepchirchir made it a Kenyan sweep at Sunday's New York City Marathon, with Korir winning the men's race two years after finishing second and Jepchirchir becoming the only woman to take a marathon major in the fall after…
Nation Jun 15How streaming videos are playing a part in protests
Bystander footage has been a driving force in the Black Lives Matter movement, with cell phone-bearing citizens capturing the deaths of George Floyd, Alton Sterling, Eric Garner and others.
Health Jun 12WATCH: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gives coronavirus update
In sheer numbers, New York City remains one of the most hard-hit places in the country, with more than 17,000 confirmed deaths, but the rate of infections and deaths has slowed.
Nation Jun 11WATCH: De Blasio gives coronavirus update as New York emerges from lockdown
The cautious return to business is intended to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus, which has killed at least 22,000 people in the city.
Economy Mar 20Minor league advocacy group demands $15,000 salaries
Many have been shut out of their spring training camps due to the coronavirus pandemic, despite relying on those complexes for food, training facilities and often housing.
Nation Nov 03Jepkosgei wins NYC in 1st marathon, Kamworor takes men’s
Joyciline Jepkosgei upset the four-time New York City Marathon champion to win the women’s race, a historic debut that left her seven seconds off the course record. Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya won the men’s event for the second time in…
Politics Oct 09Professional athletes take issue with Trump’s ‘Locker room talk’
Jacob Tamme, a tight end with the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, asked that Trump "please stop saying 'locker room talk,'" adding that "it's not normal. And even if it were normal, it's not right."…