The death of a high school football player and the life that has followed for the kid who made the hit.
Wednesday, November 18
Tuesday, November 17
A conversation about leadership, Grantland, regret, and the President’s favorite conspiracy theories.
Monday, November 16
On October 17, 1973, John McClamrock was paralyzed playing high school football. Doctors doubted he would make it through the night. But he and his mother refused to give up—for more than three decades.
Friday, November 13
Paul Phua rose from a Borneo numbers runner to being the biggest bookmaker in the world. Then he found poker.
Michael Phelps returns to his Olympic training after a 45-day stint at The Meadows.
Friday, November 6
On May 12, 2014, Nicole Holder told Charlotte police that she had been assaulted by Greg Hardy. He was arrested, charged, and convicted. Then the case was dismissed on appeal. After a season out of the league, Hardy is playing for the Dallas Cowboys. Owner Jerry Jones has called him a “real leader.”
This is the story, and the photos, of what happened that night.
Monday, November 2
An ocean race from the Olympic Peninsula to Alaska, with no motors allowed.
Saturday, October 31
The first sports bra was invented in 1977. It was two jockstraps sewn together.
Friday, October 30
The disgraced former FIFA president tries to defend himself while eating boiled beef.
Thursday, October 29
A profile of Henry Hook, the world’s best crossword puzzler, who died this week.
How one woman’s sexual assault by four University of Oregon football players in 1980 unwittingly led to the state’s expansive free speech protections.
Wednesday, October 28
“Norbert Grupe—a Nazi soldier’s son, boxer, professional wrestler, failed actor, criminal, and miserable human being who was never so happy as when he could make someone hate him—was once a man so beautiful that other men wanted to paint him.”