Kobe Bryant in twilight.
Saturday, November 28
How the Caltech basketball team, losers of 310 straight conference games, figured out a formula for winning.
Tuesday, November 24
What happened after the first openly gay player in Division I men’s basketball came out.
Sunday, November 22
How a tiny island 5,000 miles from the U.S. mainland has produced so many NFL players.
Friday, November 20
On God, childhood, and baseball.
Wednesday, November 18
The death of a high school football player and the life that has followed for the kid who made the hit.
Tuesday, November 17
A conversation about leadership, Grantland, regret, and the President’s favorite conspiracy theories.
Monday, November 16
On October 17, 1973, John McClamrock was paralyzed playing high school football. Doctors doubted he would make it through the night. But he and his mother refused to give up—for more than three decades.
Friday, November 13
Paul Phua rose from a Borneo numbers runner to being the biggest bookmaker in the world. Then he found poker.
Michael Phelps returns to his Olympic training after a 45-day stint at The Meadows.
Friday, November 6
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.
Monday, November 2
An ocean race from the Olympic Peninsula to Alaska, with no motors allowed.