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Wes Welker Will Not Be Denied

When should a football player, and in particular one who has suffered three concussions in 10 months, retire?

Tuesday, December 16

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Girls Fight Out

When 16 women live in a house, compete on a UFC reality show, and punch each other in the face.

Tuesday, December 9

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The Legend of Panther Girl

Ann Casey pulled herself out of poverty by becoming one of the most revered wrestlers in America. Then she was shot by a drug-running truck driver. This is the story of her comeback.

Wednesday, December 3

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Tuesday, December 2

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The Weight of Guilt

Inside the world of bass fishing cheaters.

Saturday, November 29

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The Other Side of a Miracle

Life, death, and last year’s Auburn-Alabama game.

Friday, November 28

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My Life In The Locker Room: A Female Sportswriter Remembers The Dicks

“I was in the visiting clubhouse waiting to interview one of the Oakland A’s this year when one of the players called, ‘Here, pussy’—as though he were calling a cat. But of course, he hadn’t lost Fluffy; he’d found a woman in his locker room.”

Friday, November 14

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Love, Loss and Survival

Last summer, Gia Allemand took her own life in a New Orleans apartment complex. The first person on the scene was her boyfriend, NBA star Ryan Anderson. This is the story of how he survived.

Wednesday, November 12

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Unprotected

An investigation into sexual abuse in youth sports, with a focus on USA Swimming.

Thursday, October 30

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Free To Go

To save himself, a basketball recruit testified against his mother.

Monday, October 27

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The Fight: Patterson vs. Liston

“We, the writers—a word I am using in its most primitive sense—arrived in Chicago about 10 days before the baffling, bruising, an unbelievable two minutes and six seconds at Comiskey Park. We will get to all that later.”

Saturday, October 18

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The Shadow Life of Jim Irsay

The tragic romance of Jim Irsay, the shrewd owner of the Indianapolis Colts, and Kimberly Wundrum, a mother who shared his longtime addiction to painkillers, that ended with her overdosing in the secret condo he bought her.