Mark Selig

Washington, D.C.


Education: University of Maryland; Masters from University of Missouri

Mark has worked for the Baltimore Sun, Columbia Missourian and Harrisonburg Daily News-Record.
Latest from Mark Selig

How an aspiring math teacher created go-to advice for prop betting

In 2020, Pete Smaluck built software that could teach middle-schoolers math through NBA stats. Then he turned it into his career.

September 13, 2022

Sign-up bonuses can give bettors an edge, but read the fine print

Over the long haul, the sportsbooks will beat most bettors, but sign-up bonuses can level the playing field in the short term.

September 7, 2022

A guide to the most popular sports betting apps

Here is the lowdown on every sportsbook app that is available in at least 10 states, examining their bet offerings, aesthetic appeal and other factors.

September 6, 2022

What Belichick and Brady gave up to achieve football greatness

Seth Wickersham reveals the personalities behind the Patriots’ winning partnership.

October 15, 2021

Giannis is the king of the court. In a new biography, he’s also a humble soul.

Mirin Fader’s “Giannis” arrives on the heels of Milwaukee’s improbable NBA championship win.

August 10, 2021

A former college basketball star was waiting for his big chance. Then came the accident.

After a life-changing accident in May, A.J. Davis is learning to adapt to his new reality while his former James Madison teammates prepare for a long-awaited basketball challenge.

July 15, 2021

Tech destroyed trading cards. Then tech (and the pandemic) brought the hobby back.

Trading cards, hot in the 1980s and early ’90s, have again become coveted.

June 21, 2021

Kim Mulkey leaves Baylor for LSU after winning three national titles in 21 seasons

Mulkey, a Louisiana native, has won national championships as a head coach, an assistant coach and a player.

April 25, 2021

Michael Jordan’s top 23 commercials, remembered and ranked

Jordan became America's go-to pitchman during his career, inking sponsorships with Nike, Gatorade and many other companies.

April 27, 2020

With ‘45’ on their backs, Angels honor Tyler Skaggs — and then throw a no-hitter

“Definitely the most special thing that’s ever happened to me on a baseball field,” said starting pitcher Taylor Cole.

July 13, 2019