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Lewis Jon Wertheim is a sports journalist and author. He is Jewish. He has been a full-time staff member for Sports Illustrated since 1996, and is presently the Executive Editor. He has covered tennis, the NBA, sports business and mixed martial arts. He is also a contributing correspondent for 60 Minutes on CBS and an analyst for the Tennis Channel at the four Majors. Wertheim is the author of ten books including Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal, and the Greatest Match Ever Played, which gives a stroke by stroke analysis of the 2008 Men's Singles Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, and is a co-author of the New York Times bestseller Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won, a wide-ranging statistical analysis of common misconceptions in American sports.
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Rafael Nadal: The 60 Minutes interviewThe 34-year-old offers 60 Minutes a glimpse into his life. Jon Wertheim reports.
60 Seconds with Jerry Seinfeld on personal philosophies and influential moviesJerry Seinfeld talks with Jon Wertheim about what makes him optimistic, his parent’s legacy, and the two Dustin Hoffman movies that influenced him the most.
Jerry Seinfeld on defending New York"We don't care if things are tough. Everything is always tough. It's tough to live here," Seinfeld tells Jon Wertheim. See the full interview, Sunday.
Uncovering the lost music written by prisoners in concentration camps during the HolocaustMore than 6 million people, most of them Jews, died in the Holocaust. The music they wrote as a temporary escape, however, did not, thanks in part to the efforts of an Italian composer and pianist. Jon..
Ed Orgeron's journey from the bayou to LSUJon Wertheim speaks with Ed Orgeron about recruiting, coaching in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and why he thinks his accent played a part in the decision not to make him the full-time head..
LSU Football Coach Ed Orgeron: The 60 Minutes InterviewJon Wertheim speaks with Ed Orgeron about recruiting, coaching in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and why he thinks his accent played a part in the decision not to make him the full-time head..
Driverless trucks could disrupt the trucking industry as soon as 2021Companies are already testing driverless trucks on America's roads. The technology will bring untold profits, but it may cost thousands of truckers their livelihoods. Jon Wertheim reports.
Inside the corruption allegations plaguing MaltaThe smallest nation in the European Union is earning an unsavory reputation, with a series of scandals involving allegations of bribery, cronyism and money laundering. Jon Wertheim reports.
Rare, million-dollar copies of a letter written by Christopher Columbus replaced with fakesCopies of a letter written by Christopher Columbus describing his first impressions of the Americas have become so rare and valuable, they're being stolen and replaced with forgeries at some of the..
The battle of BrexitThe divorce between Britain and the European Union started in June 2016. Closure doesn’t appear to be coming anytime soon. Jon Wertheim reports
The Harvard Lampoon60 Minutes goes inside the 142-year- old Harvard institution that's produced some of the funniest people in show business. Jon Wertheim reports.
San Francisco's leaning tower of lawsuitsThe Millennium Tower opened to great acclaim with high-priced, posh apartments. But those accolades and property values are sinking, along with the building's foundation. Jon Wertheim reports.
Author John Green: Reaching young adults and dealing with mental illnessThe best-selling author of books like "The Fault in Our Stars," opens up to "60 Minutes" about exploring his fears through his writing. Jon Wertheim reports.
How Ted Cruz vs. Beto O'Rourke could predict America's political futureFew political races say more about the current state of American politics than the tight race for the U.S. Senate in Texas. Jon Wertheim reports
How a retired couple found lottery odds in their favorIt was completely legal and it won them millions. Jon Wertheim reports on how Jerry Selbee and his wife Marge used "basic arithmetic" to crack the code on certain lottery games.
How a Japanese medic and American soldier became linked by WWII's Battle of AttuA small Alaska island was the site of the only North American ground campaign during WWII. Though not well-known, the battle featured some of the war's most brutal fighting. Jon Wertheim reports.
The talent and mindset behind the Golden State Warriors' dynastyJon Wertheim reports on the Golden State Warriors' attempt to accomplish what no other team has in over 50 years: making a fifth straight trip to the NBA finals.
How a retired couple won millions using a lottery loopholeIt was completely legal and it won them millions. Jon Wertheim reports on how Jerry Selbee and his wife Marge used "basic arithmetic" to crack the code on certain lottery games.
Rainbow Railroad: The organization saving LGBT citizens from hostile governmentsFor individuals in nations where being a part of the LGBT community threatens their freedom, safety and, sometimes, their lives, the Rainbow Railroad provides a way out. Jon Wertheim reports.
What goes into Golden State's dynastyJon Wertheim reports on the Golden State Warriors' attempt to win three straight NBA Championships
Outtakes from the Golden State Warriors' interviewStar players from the Golden State Warriors sit down with Jon Wertheim for a rare 5-on-1 interview as they attempt to pull off a third consecutive NBA Championship title.