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.
Sunday, August 11
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.
Saturday, August 3
The last great brawling sports team in America—Reggie, Catfish, Goose, Gator, and the Boss—remember their fallen leader.
Wednesday, July 31
Tuesday, July 30
A once-great golfer’s private second act.
Sunday, July 28
On the death of NBA star Reggie Lewis.
Friday, July 26
Thursday, July 25
On a makeshift halfway house for down-and-out former wrestlers.
Monday, July 22
The fate of a star 16-year-old pitcher in Japan.
Friday, July 19
The murder of an Olympic champion and the autopsy that shook a city.