Dave Ungrady/GoGrady Media
Teacher | Best-Selling Author | Journalist | Motivational Speaker
Print and Online Stories
A sampling of stories Dave has written for prominent media
E.B. Henderson Brought Basketball to Washington, D.C.
And for those efforts and others related to basketball, he has been selected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Washington Post Magazine, September 6, 2013.
Send Len Bias to the Hall of Fame
Published in Washington Post Outlook on June 20, 2011, near the 25th anniversary of Len Bias's death, the story explains why Bias should be in the Maryland hall of fame.
Two More Fans
High Times in the Himalayas
A few dozen runners took part in the 2004 Himalayan 100-Mile Stage Race, and Dave was there to document the event for Voice of America Television and The Washington Post, January 2005.
My 18-month old son helps make a random meeting with RGIII more pleasurable.
New York Times
For Maryland, Distant Memories of a Track and Field Power
An essay on the decline of the track and field program at the University of Maryland appeared in the New York Times Sunday Sports section. (12-18-2011)
Blogs and features about
the 2010 NYC Marathon
Homeless Savor Street
The Street Soccer USA Cup is held for the third consecutive year n Washington, D.C. and top players are selected to represent the U.S. at the Homeless World Cup in Brazil.
Features Previewing the
Alan Webb on the Road to Recovery
Webb, the American record holder in the mile, has endured two years of disappointing performances and injury. He's now back, healed and happier
Justin Gatlin Returns
The four-year drug ban has ended for U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin, the 2004 100m Olympic gold medalist, and he is returning to competition facing some tough obstacles.
Since he joined the New England Revolution in August, Jermaine Jones has energized the team and has helped the Revs make a hard push for the MLS playoffs. USAToday.com, October 15, 2014.
New U.S. Women's National Team Head Coach Jill Ellis is very fond of her father, who help shaped her philosophy and guided her career. A Father's Day Piece on USAToday.com June 14, 2014
Amirgy Pineda faces tough choices as a top American youth soccer player.
USAToday.com, August 4, 2014
Getting His Due
Northern Virginia Magazine
Why Won't Maryland Honor Len Bias?
Maryland athletics added seven former stars to its hall of fame last week. Len Bias was not among them, again. Read some insight into why this is happening, Washington City Paper, October 2012
Edwin Henderson helps secure the legacy of his grandfather, a Falls Church, VA legend, in Northern Virginia Magazine, March 2014.
Host Bob Edwards talks with Dave Ungrady, author of a new book, "Unlucky: A Season of Struggle in Minor League Professional Soccer" (Sports Publishing International, 1999). Ungrady spent one season training and playing with the Northern Virginia Royals, a Division 3 professional soccer team.
Only a Game
A collection of reporter Dave Ungrady's reports on the Sri Chinmoy Ultra-Distance Marathon as well as a profile of 17-year-old pro swimmer, Michael Phelps.