novelist ∙ sports biz journalist ∙ celebrity interviewer ∙ culture humorist

Back in 2011, I started covering an up-and-coming sport called flat-track roller derby. I was fascinated the athleticism and deep commitment …

March 22, 2023
Shaquille O'Neal aka Shaq interviewed by Andy Frye for Forbes.com, Oct 2020

The last two years have been tough on people for many reasons. I thank my lucky stars that I get to do …

January 1, 2023

A few days after Labor Day I got to talk with NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal for the second time. As always, Shaq …

September 9, 2021
Clayton Kershaw, L.A. Dodgers

My first crack at writing about baseball started around the beginning of 2015, right when things started happening for the Chicago …

January 19, 2020

In October 2018, I got invited to attend a NASCAR race called the Texas 500, in Fort Worth, Texas. My gracious hosts at Cox …

December 31, 2018
Women skydiving

The first article I ever published came in July of 2011 about a quirky, fast, exciting sport that you’ve probably never …

April 13, 2018

Rock n’ roll music and sports are two of the greatest things humankind has ever invented. And every once in a …

March 7, 2018

Long before I ever had the privilege to write for ESPN and the other outlets, I had a 20-year career in …

February 5, 2018

I had never been invited to a pro sports championship before. It all started with an email. My friend, Dave, at …

January 8, 2018
Grid Blog | Andy Frye