Tag: Sports

269 articles
Avatar_57x57

Craig Sager: Always on the Bright Side

The NBA sideline reporter works the playoffs as he battles cancer.

Avatar_57x57

La Matadora Revisa Su Maquillaje (The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup)

A profile of a 25-year-old Spanish sensation.

Avatar_57x57

The House That Thurman Munson Built

The life, death, and ghost of a catcher.

Avatar_57x57

The Last True Days of Kobe Bryant

A playoff push. A torn Achilles.

Avatar_57x57

The Curious Case of Sidd Finch

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.

Avatar_57x57

Merv Curls Lead

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

Avatar_57x57

Heavyweight Champion of the Word

In an era when America’s great sportswriters were as big as the athletes they covered, W.C. Heinz may have been the best of the bunch.

Avatar_57x57

The Most Amazing Bowling Story Ever

In a Plano bowling alley one night, Bill Fong came so close to perfection that it nearly killed him.

Avatar_57x57

A Fighter’s Hour of Need

An account of the 60 minutes after a heavyweight fight at Madison Square Garden that left one boxer with permanent brain damage.

Avatar_57x57

The Mourning Anchor

On the talent, ego, and late father of Bryant Gumbel.

Avatar_57x57

Still Life

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.

Avatar_57x57

Life's Swell

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