Monday, October 27


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


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.

Tuesday, October 14


The Split

Relief pitcher Donnie Moore is best known for giving up a crucial home run during Game 5 the 1986 ALCS. It’s not what led to his suicide a few years later.

Friday, October 10


The Immigrant Sport

A trip to the U.S. Open of ping-pong.

Thursday, October 9


The Day The Mountain Fell

The reverberations of an avalanche.


Once a Star, a Cricketer Is Now an Exile

A Jamaican cricket legend bowls in Brooklyn.

Thursday, October 2


Thirteen Ways of Looking at Greg Maddux

An essay on the pitcher, friendship and death.

Sunday, September 28


The Final Walk-Off

An essay on Derek Jeter.

Saturday, September 27


Using So Little

On the importance of skateboarding.

Sunday, September 21


Together We Make Football

On domestic violence and the NFL.

Saturday, September 20


How the Ray Rice Scandal Unfolded

An investigation into who knew what, and when.

Friday, August 29


Jerry Football

A profile of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.