John Branch joined The New York Times in September 2005 as a reporter in Sports. Mr. Branch was a sports columnist at The Fresno Bee from 2002 to 2005, and worked at the Colorado Springs Gazette as a business reporter from 1996 to 1998 and a sports reporter from 1998 to 2002.
Born in Redondo Beach, Calif., on June 25, 1967, Mr. Branch earned a Bachelor of Science in business from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1989 and a Master of Arts in journalism from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1996.
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Over six months, The New York Times examined the life and death of the professional hockey player Derek Boogaard, who rose to fame as one of the sport's most feared fighters before dying at age 28. Originally published in the New York Times in December, 2011.
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