Sean Gregory is a senior writer for TIME, covering sports for the magazine and TIME.com.
Since joining TIME in 2002, Gregory has written profiles of a wide range of athletes, including Usain Bolt, LeBron James, Tim Tebow, Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova. Gregory wrote TIME’s 2010 cover story on the concussion crisis in football and has written enterprise features on the Penn State football child-sex scandal, baseball in the Dominican Republic, the recruiting of preteen athletes by major college sports programs and the competitiveness of amputee golfers. Gregory has covered four Olympic Games for TIME, as well as multiple Super Bowls, World Series and NBA Finals. In 2011, Gregory began writing Keeping Score, a weekly sports column on TIME.com. Outside sports, Gregory has written in-depth pieces on Newark Mayor Cory Booker and the Supreme Court case against the controversial Westboro Baptist Church.
Prior to joining TIME, Gregory worked at the Associated Press; WFAN, New York City’s top all-sports radio station; and Sports Illustrated. He also spent three years working for a major financial-services company in New York.
A native of the Bronx, Gregory holds a B.A. in public policy from Princeton University, where he also played varsity basketball. He also holds an M.S. from the J-School.