Saturday, July 19

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A child’s hobby transforms slowly into a grown man’s obsessive project.

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Tom Emanski changed the sport of baseball, his iconic instructional videos a mainstay on ESPN. Then he disappeared.

Friday, July 18

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A profile of “America’s most vulnerable comedian.”

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When a child has a condition that’s new to science.

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The business of being Pitbull.

Thursday, July 17

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Untangling the legend of “Knausgaard-free days.”

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How the Pentagon makes “Koch Industries look like an organic farm” when it comes to toxic water contamination.

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During World War II, the indigenous Aleut people were forced into camps. 10% died.

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A flamboyant player, a charismatic coach, and a sex predator.

Wednesday, July 16

Longform Podcast: The 100th Episode

A look back at some of our favorite moments from the first 99.

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A father who brought his daughter to a ballgame and the fallout from a foul ball.