A photographer captured the moment when a race organizer confronted a woman who’d snuck into the race.
Brian Chavez was supposed to be the one who made it out of Odessa. It didn’t turn out that way.
Previously: The original "Friday Night Lights" article, from 1990, reprinted on Longform.
On May 12, 2014, Nicole Holder told Charlotte police that she had been assaulted by Greg Hardy. He was arrested, charged, and convicted. Then the case was dismissed on appeal. After a season out of the league, Hardy is playing for the Dallas Cowboys. Owner Jerry Jones has called him a “real leader.”
This is the story, and the photos, of what happened that night.
“Norbert Grupe—a Nazi soldier’s son, boxer, professional wrestler, failed actor, criminal, and miserable human being who was never so happy as when he could make someone hate him—was once a man so beautiful that other men wanted to paint him.”
How an amateur photographer documented the greatest achievement in track and field history.
Why The Undefeated, a site announced more than two years ago, still hasn’t launched.
Football-related brain damage made Rickie Harris fall from the heights of the NFL to serving a DUI sentence in his ex-wife’s basement.
Twelve columns about the boxer’s descent, originally published in the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Sun-Times.
Excerpted from Writers' Fighters and Other Sweet Scientists.
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.”