Monday, March 28



Two men entered the ring for their first professional boxing match. Only one survived.

Sunday, March 27


Running With Trout

A runner and her dog.

Saturday, March 26


The Rise and Fall of Wrestling's Weed-Dealing, Cat-Breeding Phenom

How the heir to the Hart wrestling dynasty burned every bridge from Canada to Mexico.

Thursday, March 24


You Won't Believe How Nike Lost Steph to Under Armour

“The pitch meeting kicked off with one Nike official accidentally addressing Stephen as 'Steph-on.' ... It got worse from there. A PowerPoint slide featured Kevin Durant's name, presumably left on by accident, presumably residue from repurposed materials.”

Tuesday, March 15


Drew Brees Has a Dream He'd Like to Sell You

It’s a multilevel marketing company called AdvoCare. Or maybe it’s a pyramid scheme.

Tuesday, March 8


Champion of the Underworld

Bobby Gunn has fought 71 illicit bare-knuckle boxing matches. He’s never lost.

Thursday, March 3


Tuesday, February 23


A Ghost Among Us

One woman’s attempt to break the speed record on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Tuesday, February 16


The FBI vs. FIFA

How the feds flipped a corrupt American soccer official named Chuck Blazer and brought down the sport’s governing body.

Thursday, February 11


The Wow Factor

How one billionaire owner outflanked two others and brought the NFL back to Los Angeles, doubling the value of his franchise.

Monday, February 8


Can Surfing Reprogram the Veteran’s Brain?

An ex-SEAL turns to “ocean therapy” to cope with chronic pain and PTSD.

Previously: The Longform Guide to Surfing

Sunday, February 7


The House That Built Cam

To understand Cam Newton, you need to go to a small church 45 minutes outside of Atlanta called Holy Zion Center of Deliverance and hear his dad preach.