SB Nation

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Hellbent, But Not Broken

Agony, hallucinations, and canoes on the Yukon River.

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A Long Walk's End

A fugitive spends six years on the Appalachian trail.

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Unclimbable

Searching for the line between courage and humility on an expedition to Cirque of the Unclimbables, a remote ring of perfect rock-climbing mountains in Canada.

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Take These Broken Wings

An athlete without arms or legs tries to get a spot on a the national wheelchair rugby team.

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After The Fall

What’s the reason for Mike Tyson’s continuing appeal?

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Thirteen Ways of Looking at Greg Maddux

An essay on the pitcher, friendship and death.

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The Right Thing to Do vs. The State of Florida

After Devaughn Darling died during a workout with the Florida State football team, his family was awarded a payout of $2 million. That was 13 years ago. Only $200,000 has come.

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Gold In The Mud

The story of imprisoned boxer James Scott, who contended for the light heavyweight title by staging fights inside Rahway prison.

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The Many Crimes of Mel Hall

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

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Why We Play

The allure of dangerous sports.

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Heroes for Sale

A final visit with late boxer Teófilo Stevenson, who could have fought or even been Muhammad Ali had he not stayed in Cuba.