On the troubled, legendary Deschutes River fly-fishing guide.
Thursday, August 22
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.
Sunday, August 11
How the heir to a horse racing empire became an informant on the Zetas cartel as they pushed their money laundering operations into the lucrative quarter horse trade.
Thursday, August 8
Billy Dillon was about to sign a contract with the Detroit Tigers. Instead he was convicted–wrongly–of first-degree murder and spent the next 27 years in prison.
Wednesday, August 7
How a Peace Corps volunteer turned a high school basketball squad into Afghanistan’s national team.
Sunday, August 4
How cable sports channels extort hundreds of dollars per year out of every cable subscriber for programming that less than 10% regularly watch.