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Henry Bushnell covers global soccer through an American lens — and a wide variety of other topics — for Yahoo Sports.


He moved back to the soccer beat, his first love, after four years as a features writer. In those four years, he covered two Olympics, deputized as a COVID-19 reporter, and told previously untold stories across dozens of topics and several sports.

Henry originally joined Yahoo Sports as a part-time college basketball writer in December 2016, after completing internships at Yahoo and Sports Illustrated. While interning at Yahoo, he worked as a general assignment writer and blogger. While at SI, he worked as a reporter for the magazine and wrote about soccer for


He graduated from Northwestern University, where he majored in journalism and minored in psychology, in 2017. While in school, he spent 18 months as co-editor-in-chief of Inside NU.

A Philadelphia native, he graduated from Germantown Friends School in 2013. He now lives in Silver Spring, MD, just outside Washington, D.C.

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