Nina Mandell, USA TODAY

Nina Mandell

USA TODAY

Boyertown, PA, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
Past:
  • The Tennessean
  • Packers News
  • Naples Daily News

Recent articles by Nina:

How Grant Hill knows Coach K's on social media

"When I figure out his social media handle," he said, "I'm exposing it to the world." → Read More

Secret Twitter account? Lots of athletes have them

Kevin Durant -- who denied he had one -- wouldn't be the only one. → Read More

Russell Westbrook says he only wears each outfit once

He donates them after a single use. → Read More

Dwight Howard wants to be a farmer post-NBA

First, he's hoping to revive his career. → Read More

Serena Williams writes powerful letter to her mom

Get ready for all of the feelings. A few weeks after becoming a mom herself, Serena Williams posted a letter on Reddit (in case you missed it, her fiance is the co-founder of the platform) to her mom telling her that she was “one of the strongest women I know.” Perhaps the most powerful portion (though it’s all pretty emotional) was when she spoke about how proud she was of her own strength:… → Read More

Kyrie Irving on if he spoke to LeBron before requesting a trade: 'Why would I have to?'

Irving appeared on 'First Take'. → Read More

Parachute jumper misses mark in terrifying moment before BYU-Wisconsin game

A scary moment. → Read More

Chris Rock, Jay Z voice support for Colin Kaepernick

Chris Rock took to Instagram. → Read More

Serena Williams' infant already has the cutest Instagram account

So cute. → Read More

Iman Shumpert explains why Kyrie Irving left Cleveland

You can't score all the points when LeBron is scoring all of the points. → Read More

What Gabrielle Union wants in NBA rankings

These two are the cutest. → Read More

LeBron had one word for Cleveland's 22nd win

The streak continues. → Read More

Why Iman Shumpert breaks into song on free throw line

He spoke to FTW after a boxing class. → Read More

Iman Shumpert on Kyrie trade: 'There's no hard feelings'

The two played on a team together hours before Irving was sent to Boston. → Read More

Iman Shumpert explains how the world's greatest pick-up game came together

Credit Carmelo Anthony. → Read More

Ravens' Eric Weddle nflcontinues sweetest tradition, eats gallon of ice cream

YUM. → Read More

Doug Pederson's problem with Gatorade baths

The Eagles beat Washington in the opening week of the NFL. → Read More

10 standout helmets from Week 2

Week 2 of college football brought some great helmet designs. → Read More

Gordon Hayward posts incredible TBT photo of him and Brad Stevens at Butler

Before Gordon Hayward was an NBA veteran who sparked one of the most-watched free agency moments of the offseason, before Brad Stevens was coach of the Boston Celtics, they were just two people at Butler who had one of the most fun Cinderella runs in the NCAA tournament. . → Read More

Isaiah Thomas: Being traded from Boston 'hurt'

"It’s not that I don’t understand it. Of course I get it," he wrote. → Read More