On the fall of Aaron Hernandez, who friends say had been “twisted on dust for more than a year” before the murder of Odin Lloyd.
Wednesday, August 28
Tuesday, August 27
Sunday, August 25
On September 20, 1973, 50 million Americans watched Bobby Riggs lose to Billie Jean King in a tennis match dubbed “The Battle of the Sexes.” This spring, a man named Hal Shaw came forward with a secret he’d held for 40 years: Riggs, in debt to the mafia, had lost on purpose.
Friday, August 23
Thursday, August 22
On the troubled, legendary Deschutes River fly-fishing guide.
Tuesday, August 20
“Professional boxing is the only major American sport whose primary, and often murderous, energies are not coyly deflected by such artifacts as balls and pucks.”
A father and his 9-year-old daughter watch Harvard play Yale in football.
Sunday, August 18
The house at 114 Lake Avenue in Bristol, CT that kept calling Aaron Hernandez, a NFL star by 20, back to “a volatile underworld of guns, drugs, and violence.”
Thursday, August 15
Basketball on a Crow reservation and a player named Jonathan Takes Enemy trying to escape.
Wednesday, August 14
A profile of Russell Baze, the winningest jockey in American history.
Tuesday, August 13
The family history behind college football’s most talked-about player.
Monday, August 12
An interview on nature vs. nurture with the author of The Sports Gene: Inside the Science Of Extraordinary Athletic Performance.