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HRI STAFF EDITED RELEASESTAMFORD, Conn. – Award-winning sports journalist Tim Layden has signed an exclusive agreement with NBC Sports Group to produce long-form articles, major-event stories and columns, as well as video work for NBC Sports’ television and digital platforms.

Throughout the year, Layden will seek out compelling and distinctive stories across the sports world with creative storytelling and in-depth analysis, building upon previous work that Layden has produced with NBC Sports.

Over the past two years, Layden has written numerous video essays that have aired during marquee NBC Sports events, including the Kentucky Derby, Breeders’ Cup, Olympic sports, the NFL, NHL and NASCAR.

“It’s been so rewarding to work with the incredible NBC Sports team on television essays for the past two years,” Layden said.

“This is a terrific opportunity to expand my role with NBC Sports to include the type of writing and journalism that I’ve worked on for my entire career, and to extend it across the entire breadth of NBC Sports’ unparalleled multi-platform portfolio.”

Layden’s first article for NBC Sports is available now on

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