The Moment I Became a Novelist

The baseball game that launched a career in fiction.

Wednesday, July 22


Out of Thin Air

Joe Namath believes hyperbaric oxygen treatment can reverse the brain damage he and others suffered playing football, so much so that a treatment center carries his name. The science, however, doesn’t support his claims.

Saturday, July 18


My Month of Hell in a Gay CrossFit Cult

“The whole thing has a sort of Taylor Swift-meets-jihad feel.”

Saturday, July 11


Serena Williams: The Great One

The best women’s tennis player of all-time opens up.

Saturday, June 20


Believe in Featherbowling

“This is a story about the most magical, mystical sport on earth, and the Detroit lifer who improbably became its king. Also, it’s about an art heist.”

Sunday, June 7


Pure Heart

The life and death of the racehorse Secretariat.

Friday, June 5


Off Track

Alberto Salazar is one of the most celebrated running coaches in the world. Is he also a cheater?

Thursday, June 4


The Gordie Howe Protocol

The hockey legend’s new life as a medical icon for a questionable stem-cell treatment.

Wednesday, June 3


Learn to Dunk

A 42-year-old man with small hands and a dream.

Tuesday, June 2


A League of His Own

How Sepp Blatter controlled soccer.

Monday, May 25



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.

Tuesday, May 12


Can Horse Racing Be Cleaned Up?

Doping is a problem for equine sports, too.