Sunday, March 29


The Unhappy King of Snooker

Ronnie O’Sullivan is the best snooker player in the world. He’s also the most tormented.

Saturday, March 28


John Madden Hockey

The making of an all-time great video game.

Friday, March 27


Isolation Play

For a few weeks a few years ago, Jeremy Lin was on top of the basketball world. Now he’s riding the bench, being taunted by Kobe Bryant, and trying to figure out what the hell happened.


Take These Broken Wings

An athlete without arms or legs tries to get a spot on a the national wheelchair rugby team.

Tuesday, March 24


The Troubled, Tormented, Surprisingly Lucky Life of Michael Graham

What happened to one of the most hated basketball players in NCAA history after playing a single season at Georgetown.

Thursday, March 19


The Miami Connection

Billionaire Marcelo Claure wants to help David Beckham bring professional soccer to South Florida. He just doesn't want to talk about it.

Tuesday, March 10


When Muhammad Ali Was a Has-Been

Twelve columns about the boxer’s descent, originally published in the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Sun-Times.

Excerpted from Writers' Fighters and Other Sweet Scientists.

Sunday, March 8


Mary Cain Is Growing Up Fast

A profile of a promising young runner.

Friday, March 6


The Man in the Van

Daniel Norris lives out of his car. He’s also the #1 pitching prospect for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Eli Saslow on the Longform Podcast

Sunday, February 22


Waitin’ on Sage

A profile of Sage Kimzey, the 20-year-old king of rodeo.

Friday, February 20


The Education of Alex Rodriguez

A beaten man tries to come back from purgatory.

Wednesday, February 18


Kobe Bryant Will Always Be an All-Star of Talking

Kobe Bryant knows who he is, and he’s happy to tell you all about it.