State/Regional Reporter | Minnesota/Upper Midwest
Prior to his foray into sportswriting, Forgrave wrote people-focused feature stories for several newspapers around the country, most recently The Des Moines Register. In Iowa, Reid was a general assignment reporter focusing on long-form storytelling. He wrote a narrative on a tornado-wracked small town and its inspirational high school football team, covered every angle of Iowa's gay marriage debate, and wrote a series about a woman who was seven months pregnant with her fifth child when her husband died in a plane crash. After his stint in Iowa, he worked as a national sports feature writer for FOXSports.com, and helped launch the national sports television network, Fox Sports 1, as national college basketball reporter. Most recently, Forgrave worked at CBSSports.com and CBS Sports HQ covering college hoops and the NBA.
He also has written for The New York Times Magazine and GQ magazine. His first book, based on a piece he wrote for GQ, will be published in 2020. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons.
Recent content from Reid Forgrave
It appeared that a car hit the new bus station and burned. By 8:15 p.m., the fire was out.
Just a few of the sites have been reopened during the pandemic.
Twelve days at the Kabul airport were a sleepless time of never knowing if, or when, their security mission could turn deadly.
50 expected to be on picket lines stressing work hardships during pandemic.
Navy veteran Art delaCruz felt a lot of emotions as the U.S. military pulled out of Afghanistan this summer, but strongest among them was a…
The large aircraft with four propellers are easy to distinguish from passenger air traffic.
With packs and a banner, they raise funds for Project Got Your Back
The state observed the 20th anniversary with a tolling bell, speeches, patriotic songs and a miliary flyover.
Two women who lost loved ones in the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath pledge to use the tragedy to make the world a better place.
St. Paul ready to ask some high-schoolers to take Metro Transit.