Eric Nusbaum

Eric Nusbaum is the West Coast Editor of VICE Sports. 

mlb

The Alternate Histories of The Craziest World Series Game Ever

Game two of the Dodgers-Astros World Series was everything you could possibly want in a sporting event—thanks, in part, to a series of improbable plays and freak incidents.
Eric Nusbaum
10.26.17
world series

With Puig and Gurriel in the World Series, MLB's Cuban Conquest Is Complete

Yasiel Puig and Yulieski Gurriel are dominating this postseason, and a fitting symbol for a new baseball order.
Eric Nusbaum
10.24.17
NFL

Mike Pence Leaves NFL Game Over Protests During National Anthem

A dozen pro football players exercised their right to free speech. And so did the Vice President.
Eric Nusbaum
10.9.17
Basketball

Jeanie Buss Will Do Anything to Make the Lakers Great Again

Buss fired her brother from his position running the team's basketball operations—then apologized to fans for not having done it sooner.
Eric Nusbaum
10.4.17
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Raul Mondesi Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison in the Dominican Republic

The former big league outfielder and mayor of San Cristobal, Dominican Republic was found to have embezzled upwards of $6 million U.S.
Eric Nusbaum
9.21.17
Baseball

Edwin Jackson's Long, Fascinating Road

The Nationals have called up Edwin Jackson to fill a hole in their rotation. Only Octavio Dotel (a former teammate, naturally) has played for more MLB teams.
Eric Nusbaum
7.18.17
Baseball

It's Time to Pay Attention to Jose Ramirez

Cleveland's red hot third baseman is not just an underrated (and very stylish) cog on a great team: he's a borderline superstar.
Eric Nusbaum
6.22.17
Baseball

Kenley Jansen Had Himself A Historic Night—And So Did Ichiro Somehow

On Thursday night, Kenley Jansen tossed an immaculate inning—three strikeouts on nine pitches. But that's not even the interesting part.
Eric Nusbaum
5.19.17
Baseball

12 Rounds With Rougned Odor, The Toughest Player in Baseball

Rougned Odor will always be known for famously punching Toronto Blue Jay star Jose Bautista. But his friends and family know there is much more to him than that.
Eric Nusbaum
4.4.17
mlb

How Corey Seager Became One Of Baseball's Best-Hitting Shortstops

The Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop says he's "pretty vanilla." But his refined and studied hitting approach has him at the forefront of a shortstop revolution.
Eric Nusbaum
3.30.17
VICE Sports

The Evolution of Jean Segura, A Shortstop From Another Era

Going into last year, expectations were low for Jean Segura. Then he found his swing.
Eric Nusbaum
3.29.17
Baseball

The Evolution of Jean Segura, A Shortstop From Another Era

Going into last year, expectations were low for Jean Segura. Then he found his swing.
Eric Nusbaum
3.28.17
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