Gus Garcia-Roberts was an investigative reporter at the Los Angeles Times until June 2018. Previously a reporter at Newsday in Long Island, N.Y., he was a part of the investigative team whose series on hidden police misconduct was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service. Also a former staff writer for the alt-weeklies Cleveland Scene and Miami New Times, he is the co-author of “Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis and the Quest to End Baseball’s Steroid Era.”
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