A profile of “the seven-time defending UFC light-heavyweight champion, practically unbeatable, and already maybe the greatest fighter of all time.”
How a small group of gamers has been able to “set the terms of debate in a $100 billion industry, even as they send women like Brianna Wu into hiding and show every sign that they intend to keep doing so until all their demands are met.”
A 2011 profile of LeBron James, originally meant to run in Port, that was killed by Nike.
The stories of the 109 black men who have played quarterback in the NFL, from Fritz Pollard to Russell Wilson.
How fight coach Greg Jackson, once dubbed “the Philosopher King of MMA,” does his job.
The family history behind college football’s most talked-about player.
On a makeshift halfway house for down-and-out former wrestlers.
“The first time I was ever published in a book was 1997. It was because I found Roger Ebert’s email and asked him a question.”
The last escape of Anthony Roebles.
On the career and legacy of America’s most popular wrestler.
Manti Te’o’s Dead Girlfriend, the Most Heartbreaking and Inspirational Story of the College Football Season, Is a Hoax
The story was told by Sports Illustrated, CBS News, and countless others: linbeacker Manti Te’o, Heisman trophy candidate and the face of Notre Dame football, was playing brilliantly despite the tragic loss of his girlfriend to leukemia early in the season. The reporters missed one key element of Te’o’s story, however: the girl hadn’t died. She couldn’t have. She didn’t exist.