"In the Amazon, a Catastrophic Gold Rush Looms," The New York TimesSeptember 18, 2017 [Translation: Español]

"Brazil Has Become a Gangland," Foreign PolicyJune 6, 2017

"Beheadings, Prison Riots, and Graft: How a Cartel War Is Tearing Brazil Apart," Vice NewsJanuary 23, 2017 [Translations: Português - BrasilPortuguês - Portugal, FrançaisRomână.]  

"In 2016, Brazil and the U.S. Were Mirror Images of Dysfunction," Washington Post, December 31, 2016

"Below the Beautiful Horizon," Harper'sJune 24, 2014 (Notable: Best American Sports Writing 2015) 

"Brazil's World Cup Security May Be Coming to Your City," Los Angeles TimesJuly 15, 2014

"Sheriff Joe's Posse Invades Guadalupe," SalonFebruary 17, 2013

"Slouching Towards Translation," Los Angeles Review of BooksJune 27, 2012.

"Asleep at the Roger Clemens Trial," Salon, June 10, 2012 (Notable: Best American Sports Writing 2013)

"Can Soccer Heal Tucson's Wounds?The AtlanticFebruary 24, 2012