Friday, February 20


The Education of Alex Rodriguez

A beaten man tries to come back from purgatory.

Wednesday, February 18


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


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


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


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


After The Fall

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

Sunday, February 8


Precious Memories

On former North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith, who died Saturday, and his battle with dementia.

Friday, February 6


The Fatalist

Irina Pavolva is trying to steer the Brooklyn Nets through a rough patch. Will she make it?

Sunday, February 1


Tom Brady Cannot Stop

A season with the New England Patriots’ 37-year-old quarterback.

Monday, January 26


The Season from Hell

Inside Roger Goodell’s troubling (or wildly successful, depending on who you ask) tenure as NFL commissioner.



Cheryl Stearns wanted to become the first woman to skydive 20,000 times. She came up 14 jumps short.

Tuesday, January 13


Motley Crew

A 58-year-old diabetic and his team of amateur rugby players attempt to qualify for the 1984 Summer Olympics in rowing.