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Volume 25 No. 239

Daniel Kaplan

Our lead reporter on the NFL, Daniel Kaplan also provides broad coverage of tennis and finance in the world of sports. An award-winning writer, Kaplan, before working for SportsBusiness Journal, was the banking and brokerage reporter for Bridge News (formally Knight Ridder Financial), as well as the mergers and acquisitions reporter for American Banker. BEATS: Football: NFL/AFL/CFL; Tennis: ATP/WTA/majors; Finance: Lending, credit facility, rating, league relationships and PE/VC

Feature Story

Closing Shot: ‘God wanted me to win’

It was a moment in time when an unexpected sports triumph intersected with a historic event — the crushing of the political uprising in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Chang doesn’t believe it just happened that way but instead took divine intervention.

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