Tag: Other Sports

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Playing Doc's Games

Surfing San Francisco with a true believer.

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Federer as Religious Experience

On the joys of watching the winningest tennis player of all time play live at Wimbledon.

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Marathon Man

The strange case of Kip Litton, road race fraud.

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Gone Like the Wind

After one of the most decisive wins in Kentucky Derby history, Barbaro broke his leg at the Preakness, ending a promising career and beginning a herculean effort to save his life.

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Life's Swell

On surfer girls in Maui; the story that led to the film Blue Crush.

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Merv Curls Lead

Wealthy businessman Merv Bodnarchuk put together a curling Dream Team. Then he put himself in the lineup.

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To Boston With Love

Tracing the Boston Marathon route via the people who live and work along its course.

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When Thugs and Hustlers Ruled Dark Alleys

The gamblers and teenage cons who haunted New York City’s 60s-era all night bowling alleys.

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Clear Eyes, Full Plates, Can't Puke

Behind the scenes of the lovely, strange world of competitive eating.

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Blind Ambition

Captain Iván Castro, who lost his vision in Iraq, runs the Boston Marathon.

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Ultimate Glory

A youth wasted on pro-level Ultimate Frisbee.