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The Secret History of Tiger Woods

A father’s death, an obsession with the Navy SEALs, and a life unraveled.

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The Last True Days of Kobe Bryant

A playoff push. A torn Achilles.

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You Won't Believe How Nike Lost Steph to Under Armour

“The pitch meeting kicked off with one Nike official accidentally addressing Stephen as 'Steph-on.' ... It got worse from there. A PowerPoint slide featured Kevin Durant's name, presumably left on by accident, presumably residue from repurposed materials.”
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The Joy of Cam Newton

A profile of the Carolina Panthers quarterback, this season’s likely MVP.

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The Higher Power of Russell Wilson

On the quarterback everyone loves to hate.

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The Banner Campaign

How a disgruntled group of University of Miami football fans got the head coach fired by flying insulting airplane banners high over Sun Life Stadium.

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Why Did Derrick Gordon Make History and Then Suddenly Shun the Spotlight?

What happened after the first openly gay player in Division I men’s basketball came out.

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How the World's Biggest Bookie was Snared

Paul Phua rose from a Borneo numbers runner to being the biggest bookmaker in the world. Then he found poker.

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How Did Lamar Odom Fall So Far?

Everything that happened before former NBA star Lamar Odom suffered multiple strokes on the floor of a Pahrump brothel.

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How They Do in Oxford

Race and Ole Miss football.

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Spygate to Deflategate

Roger Goodell, the Patriots and one huge “makeup call.”

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Five Years Later, Former Rutgers Standout Eric LeGrand Still Believes He Will Walk Again

The life of the former defensive tackle, who was paralyzed during a kickoff return.