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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

22 Oct 2017

Baseball: Astros reach World Series after Game 7 win over Yankees

The Houston Astros reached Major League Baseball's World Series for the first time since 2005 after beating the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game Seven of the American League Championship Series on Saturday.

20 Oct 2017

Yankees adjust to new label: likeable underdogs

The New York Yankees, traditionally one of the most reviled teams in Major League Baseball due to its long history of success, are adjusting to a new label - likeable underdogs.

18 Oct 2017

Hayward receives encouragement from NBA players who overcame injuries

After suffering a devastating ankle fracture just five minutes into his debut as a Boston Celtic on Tuesday, forward Gordon Hayward received encouragement from NBA players who overcame gruesome injuries of their own before returning to the league.

14 Oct 2017

U.S. eager for Winter Games despite L.A. 2028 commitment

U.S. Olympic officials are eager to see the Winter Games return to the country in 2026 or 2030 even though doing so would create challenges for Los Angeles as it prepares to host the Summer Games in 2028.

11 Oct 2017

Fox undaunted by U.S. failure to qualify for World Cup

LOS ANGELES The failure of the United States men's team to qualify for next year's World Cup will not impact on Fox Sports's plans to televise the tournament, a right for which it paid $200 million, the network said on Wednesday.

27 Sep 2017

U.S. Winter Games award would create challenges for LA, says official

PARK CITY, Utah Los Angeles would support any American city's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics but having two Olympics in the U.S. two years apart would complicate the marketing of the Los Angeles Games, LA 2028 chairman Casey Wasserman said Tuesday.

26 Sep 2017

Olympics - USOC chief backs athlete protests

PARK CITY, Utah Athletes should feel free to express their political opinions during next February's Winter Games in Pyeongchang despite strict Olympic rules barring such demonstrations, the head of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Monday.

26 Sep 2017

USOC chief backs athlete protests

PARK CITY, Utah Athletes should feel free to express their political opinions during next February's Winter Games in Pyeongchang despite strict Olympic rules barring such demonstrations, the head of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Monday.

11 Sep 2017

Anderson says Nadal, not nerves, was his undoing at U.S. Open

NEW YORK First-time grand slam finalist Kevin Anderson said he felt relaxed going into Sunday's U.S. Open decider but was overwhelmed by the "conundrum" of Rafa Nadal's ruthless all-court game.

11 Sep 2017

Anderson says Nadal, not nerves, was his undoing at U.S. Open

NEW YORK First-time grand slam finalist Kevin Anderson said he felt relaxed going into Sunday's U.S. Open decider but was overwhelmed by the "conundrum" of Rafa Nadal's ruthless all-court game.

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