Tuesday, March 24

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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

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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

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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

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Mary Cain Is Growing Up Fast

A profile of a promising young runner.

Friday, March 6

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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

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Waitin’ on Sage

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

Friday, February 20

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The Education of Alex Rodriguez

A beaten man tries to come back from purgatory.

Wednesday, February 18

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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.

Tuesday, February 17

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The 76ers' Plan to Win (Yes, Really)

The team’s grand, analytics-driven experiment led by a business school grad who won the GM job after giving a “PowerPoint presentation that Sixers executives now recall as an ‘investment thesis.’”

Monday, February 16

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And He Shall Lead Them

Lester Cotton’s transformation from reluctant football player to top Alabama recruit, and the hopes and dreams of a neighborhood that ride on his shoulders.

Sunday, February 15

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The Days and Nights of an NBA Groupie

The pecking order of All-Star Weekend sex-with-basketball-player-or-rapper hopefuls.

Thursday, February 12

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After The Fall

What’s the reason for Mike Tyson’s continuing appeal?