Jordan Ryan Pedersen

Jordan Ryan Pedersen is a Denver-based freelance writer and host of the baseball podcast ‘Leadoff Grand Slam.’ He has previously written for Complex and MTV.

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The Reason Why Amazon Prime Ads Are All So Horny

A shy-looking man in a checkered Oxford shirt sits in his living room, phone in hand. He’s alone. The lights are low. He scrolls down…

‘Tender Sports Touches’ Make Pro Athletes Not Feel So Aggro

Pinned to the top of the Twitter account @BaseballIsCute is a picture of Cleveland Indians pitchers Bob Lemon and Gene Bearden after they defeated the…

The Young Men Who Turn to ‘Fortnite’ for Mental Health Support

Joshua woke up one morning two years ago with excruciating nausea. “It was waking me up at 4 or 5 in the morning,” the 16-year-old tells MEL….