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?

Sunday, February 8

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Precious Memories

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

Friday, February 6

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The Fatalist

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

Sunday, February 1

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Tom Brady Cannot Stop

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

Monday, January 26

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The Season from Hell

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

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Grounded

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

Tuesday, January 13

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Motley Crew

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