Reporter who covers national college football, college basketball, tennis, golf and international sports. Education: University of Virginia, BA in rhetoric and communication studies Chuck Culpepper has lived in nine states and four countries, including the three that contain the word "United" (United States, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates). He has written previously for Sports On Earth at USA Today, the National (Abu Dhabi), the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, the Oregonian, the Lexington Herald-Leader, the National Sports Daily, the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, the Suffolk (Va.) News-Herald and, beginning at age 14, the Suffolk Sun of the Virginian-Pilot. He has written about college football, cricket, golf, a tractor pull, seven Olympics, croquet, college basketball, mountain climbing, Grand Slam tennis, freediving, the NFL, sailing, Major League Baseball, chess, the NBA, jiujitsu, the World Cup, motocross, English Premier League soccer, taekwondo and other sports. He joined The Washington Post in late summer 2014. Honors & Awards:
Associated Press Sports Editors, project writing, 2016, series on Middle East female athletes
Associated Press Sports Editors, finalist, project writing, 2011, series from the Philippines on boxer Manny Pacquiao
Associated Press Sports Editors, finalist, event story, 2008, on the British Open
American Society of Newspaper Editors, finalist, feature, 2004, on Pacific Lutheran football coach Frosty Westering
The races are out of order, the gap between events is much longer, the distances are changed, and there won't be any fans in the stands. But if 2020 produces a Triple Crown champion, that horse will be worthy.