What happend to Serafim Todorov after the 1996 Olympic featherweight semifinals.
Sunday, April 5
Saturday, April 4
Bill Bradley was a Rhodes scholar, a three-term U.S. Senator and a presidential candidate. But before all that, he was the best college basketball player in the country.
Thursday, April 2
The death of Bobby Phills, an NBA player who made one terrible mistake.
Wednesday, April 1
A profile of a previously unknown rookie pitcher for the Mets who dropped out of Harvard, made a spiritual quest to Tibet, and somewhere along the line figured out how to throw a baseball much, much faster than anyone else on Earth.
Monday, March 30
“The regular average layman couldn’t see what I see. And the way they’re painting the trainer is all wrong. Look at him there, screaming, Do this! and Do that! I never had anyone telling me what to do. I did it. Shouting at the fighter like that makes him look like an animal, like a horse to be trained.”
Sunday, March 29
Ronnie O’Sullivan is the best snooker player in the world. He’s also the most tormented.
Saturday, March 28
Friday, March 27
For a few weeks a few years ago, Jeremy Lin was on top of the basketball world. Now he’s riding the bench, being taunted by Kobe Bryant, and trying to figure out what the hell happened.
An athlete without arms or legs tries to get a spot on a the national wheelchair rugby team.
Tuesday, March 24
What happened to one of the most hated basketball players in NCAA history after playing a single season at Georgetown.
Thursday, March 19
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
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.