Jason Gay, Wall Street Journal

Jason Gay

Wall Street Journal

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Jason:

The Wall Street Journal - Breaking News, Business, Financial & Economic News, World News and Video

Breaking news and analysis from the U.S. and around the world at WSJ.com. Politics, Economics, Markets, Life & Arts, and in-depth reporting. → Read More

He Throws Five TD Passes a Game. He’d Like to Be Your Financial Adviser.

Meet Blaine Hawkins of Iowa’s Central College, who’s tied an NCAA record while majoring in economics and business management. → Read More

How to Quit a College Football Coaching Job

It’s all the rage, but it gets awkward. Here’s some advice for a more elegant escape. → Read More

How Steph Curry Is the New Roger Federer

The basketball great is the most popular player in every arena he’s in, even allegedly hostile ones. → Read More

A Miserable Person’s Guide to Watching Michigan vs. Ohio State

Help me. I’m not sure why I drew this assignment. I guess the rest of the Journal Sports Team blew out of town for Thanksgiving and I got stuck holding the leftovers. I feel like the victim of an elaborate prank. → Read More

It’s Back! 28 New Rules for Thanksgiving Family Touch Football

Your game may have been postponed last year, which means your relatives are twice as rusty. → Read More

On Peng Shuai, and What Courage Looks Like

The women’s professional tennis player appears to resurface in China, but questions persist about a sexual-assault allegation and her current treatment. → Read More

How to Jump Out of an Airplane—at Age 90

Skydiving legend Pat Moorehead keeps putting on the parachute. Still, he doesn’t think he’s special. → Read More

Yikes, the Patriots Look Good Again

New England thumps Cleveland to win its fourth in a row—and Pats optimists are talking with a straight face about Super Bowl chances. → Read More

Aaron Rodgers and How a Team Pulls Through

The Green Bay quarterback’s vaccination status becomes a cultural rage. → Read More

Who Wants to Be GM of the New York Mets?

No, seriously, they’re looking. Top candidates are proving elusive. → Read More

Oh Great, Another Cranky Column About Baseball Games Taking Too Long

Still, the point remains. On its biggest stage, the World Series, baseball’s got to speed up its action. → Read More

I Don’t Want a Personal Paradise

A story I can’t get enough of: Telosa, a mega-billion Xanadu being pitched for the American desert by former Walmart exec and gazillionaire Marc Lore. Lore wants Telosa to be a model of sustainability, equality and optimal living—a place where the bicycle is a primary form of transport, and access to outstanding education and healthcare is offered to all. → Read More

A Nets and Lakers Duel for the NBA Championship? Not So Fast

Brooklyn and Los Angeles are starry picks for a title showdown. Early games—and Kyrie’s absence—have shown the road might be rockier than expected. → Read More

Night of the NFL Panic Zombies

Booooooooo! Our ghoulish columnist is here to declare the undead and ready-to-rise in the 2021 football season. → Read More

Steve Ballmer Can’t Curb His Enthusiasm

The Clippers owner has experienced highs and tough lows, but remains committed to building an NBA champion — and now, a bespoke new arena in Los Angeles. → Read More

Do the Dallas Cowboys Have Super Bowl Stuff?

The Dallas Cowboys are 5-1 and can score anytime. They’ve got a real shot at a title, if they can avoid costly mistakes and stay out of their own way. → Read More

A Selfish Case for a Trillion-Dollar Coin

It may not be practical for the economy. But it would be very fun to use to buy orange soda → Read More

The NFL Needs to Handle Its Truth

A racist email and other ugly missives from Jon Gruden can’t be the end of a story that began in Washington. → Read More

Billie Jean Won Wimbledon. Randy Struck Out Dodgers. A Baseball Sibling Rivalry for the Ages.

Talking playoffs and baseball memories with Dodgers minority owner Billie Jean King and her younger brother, Randy Moffitt, a former San Francisco Giants relief pitcher. → Read More