"Dan Wetzel" is an author, screenwriter, and national columnist for Yahoo Sports and Yahoo.com.

He's written sports-related books Resilience, Sole Influence, Glory Road, and Runnin' Rebel. As a sports writer, he has written about NASCAR, college football, the National Football League/NFL, Major League Baseball/MLB, National Hockey League/NHL, National Basketball Association/NBA, mixed martial arts, and the Olympics. His columns appear In the sports section of Yahoo!/Yahoo.com.

He cowrote the 2014 movie Life of a King, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Dennis Haysbert.

He cohosts a weekly radio show on Yahoo Sports Radio with Pat Forde. He is a fill-in host on The Sports Inferno in Detroit, Michigan on WXYT (AM)/AM 1270.

Wetzel is a native of Norwell, Massachusetts and a 1994 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he was editor of the campus newspaper (The Daily Collegian) and majored in political science.

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