“I was in the visiting clubhouse waiting to interview one of the Oakland A’s this year when one of the players called, ‘Here, pussy’—as though he were calling a cat. But of course, he hadn’t lost Fluffy; he’d found a woman in his locker room.”
Friday, November 28
Friday, November 14
Last summer, Gia Allemand took her own life in a New Orleans apartment complex. The first person on the scene was her boyfriend, NBA star Ryan Anderson. This is the story of how he survived.
Wednesday, November 12
An investigation into sexual abuse in youth sports, with a focus on USA Swimming.
Thursday, October 30
To save himself, a basketball recruit testified against his mother.
Monday, October 27
“We, the writers—a word I am using in its most primitive sense—arrived in Chicago about 10 days before the baffling, bruising, an unbelievable two minutes and six seconds at Comiskey Park. We will get to all that later.”
Saturday, October 18
The tragic romance of Jim Irsay, the shrewd owner of the Indianapolis Colts, and Kimberly Wundrum, a mother who shared his longtime addiction to painkillers, that ended with her overdosing in the secret condo he bought her.
Tuesday, October 14
Relief pitcher Donnie Moore is best known for giving up a crucial home run during Game 5 the 1986 ALCS. It’s not what led to his suicide a few years later.
Friday, October 10
Thursday, October 9
A Jamaican cricket legend bowls in Brooklyn.
Thursday, October 2
An essay on the pitcher, friendship and death.