Monday, March 28

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Fight

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

Sunday, March 27

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Running With Trout

A runner and her dog.

Saturday, March 26

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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

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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

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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

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Champion of the Underworld

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

Thursday, March 3

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Tuesday, February 23

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A Ghost Among Us

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

Tuesday, February 16

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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

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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

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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

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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.