Kevin Draper, a sports activities enterprise reporter at The New York Instances, is transferring to turn into an investigative sports activities reporter on the paper.
He has been at The Instances since Might 2017, masking the leagues, federations, house owners, unions, stadiums and media firms behind the video games. Previous to becoming a member of The Instances, he was an editor at Deadspin, reporting on ESPN and the sports activities media.
Reporter David Chen will turn into the sports activities enterprise and media reporter. Chen has been an investigative reporter on the sports activities desk of The Instances. Earlier than that, he labored on the Metro desk as an investigative reporter, and as bureau chief in Metropolis Corridor and Trenton, amongst different beats.
A New Jersey native and fluent Mandarin speaker, he has levels from Yale and Columbia, and labored in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and the San Francisco Bay Space earlier than becoming a member of The Instances in 1995.