Jared Diamond, Wall Street Journal

Jared Diamond

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Iowa City, IA, United States

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Past articles by Jared:

The Golden State Warriors Win Another NBA Title

The Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship, defeating the Boston Celtics. It’s the fourth title in eight seasons for the team and star Stephen Curry. → Read More

Stephen Curry Missed All of His 3-Pointers—and the Warriors Moved Closer to a Title Anyway

The Golden State star scored 16 points but missed all nine of his 3-point attempts in Game 5. → Read More

Bad News, America: The Yankees Are Great Again

Led by slugger Aaron Judge and surprise ace Nestor Cortes Jr., New York has the best record in baseball—which is a surprise after an offseason in which they did very little. → Read More

Oakland Is Down to Its Last Strike as a Sports Town

Three years after the Warriors left to chase titles in San Francisco, the A’s may be moving on as well if their Oakland stadium plans don’t move forward this month. → Read More

The Celtics’ Al Horford Makes the Most of His NBA Finals Debut

The Boston star had played more playoff games than anyone in league history without making the Finals. On Thursday, he helped the Celtics take a 1-0 lead over Golden State. → Read More

New York’s Hottest Pitcher Is Nasty Nestor

Nestor Cortes, the Yankees’ journeyman left-hander, has emerged as one of most improbable stars of the season. → Read More

MLB’s Trevor Bauer Showdown Casts a Spotlight on the NFL and Deshaun Watson

MLB’s two-year suspension of Trevor Bauer set up inevitable—and uncomfortable—comparisons for the NFL as it weighs disciplining Deshaun Watson. → Read More

Do You Miss Players Like Rod Carew and Tony Gwynn? Meet Steven Kwan

The Cleveland Guardians rookie outfielder is one of five players in baseball with a strikeout rate of less than 10%. → Read More

Steve Cohen’s Secret Weapon for the Mets: His Hedge Fund

Some employees from the billionaire’s firm, Point72 Asset Management, are moonlighting in crucial roles for his baseball team. Many are tasked with improving data analysis and technology. → Read More

Baseball Still Has Lots of Covid Cases. Now They’re Treated Like Any Other Injury

The shift comes as the sport tries to drop its last remaining restrictions. → Read More

Steve Cohen’s New York Mets Will Pay $40 Million to Cut Ties With Robinson Canó

The Mets decided that paying Canó to go away was worth the enormous cost of keeping the unproductive superstar on the roster. → Read More

The Weirdest Coaching Staff in Baseball Has Made the Giants a Powerhouse

The San Francisco Giants have a coaching staff unlike any other, and their success is forcing the sport to rethink who is qualified to be in a major-league dugout. → Read More

MLB Suspends Trevor Bauer Without Pay for Two Seasons Under Abuse Policy

The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in 2021. He is one of the highest-paid players in baseball history. → Read More

Baseball’s New Roster Move: Women Coaches on the Field

Eleven women across the major and minor leagues are working in on-field coaching positions this season. As recently as 2018, there were none. → Read More

The Baseball Team Trying to Prove That Defense Doesn’t Win Championships

The Phillies have one of the worst fielding teams in the league. They think they can score enough to overcome any amount of errors, flubs and miscues. → Read More

Trevor Bauer Is In a Precedent-Setting Showdown With MLB Over Abuse Policy

Major League Baseball’s most hotly watched violence investigation is dragging on. It could set a new standard for the handling of some of the sport’s ugliest incidents. → Read More

Blame the Lockout for Clayton Kershaw’s Unfinished Perfect Game

A shortened spring training, caused by the labor dispute, was cited as the reason the Dodgers’ ace left his season debut with a perfect game after seven inning → Read More

Want to Watch Every Mets Game? You’ll Need Some Streaming Subscriptions

Major League Baseball’s new deals with Apple TV+ and Peacock are making it more complicated—and expensive—for fans to watch their team’s games. → Read More

Baseball’s Next Battle: Making the Game Exciting Again

With five years of labor peace now assured, the future of baseball depends on commissioner Rob Manfred’s ability to make the game more entertaining to new fans. → Read More

North Carolina, Kansas Join Duke, Villanova in the Final Four

UNC ended Saint Peter’s Cinderella run and will face Duke in the national semifinals. → Read More