His brain and body shattered in a horrible accident as a young boy, Bret Dunlap thought just being able to hold down a job, keep an apartment, and survive on his own added up to a good enough life. Then he discovered running.
The improbable rise of Dallas Wings star Liz Cambage.
Nothing can match Cuban post-season baseball fever.
Glory, grief, and the race for the Triple Crown.
One of the most accomplished Himalayan guides works at an outdoor retailer in Lower Manhattan.
A profile of Jordan at 50.
In her fight to end sexual abuse, the Olympic champion is challenging the very institutions she led to glory.
The ultra-athlete and the doubters.
Petra Kvitova’s long road back.
The rise and fall of CrossFit’s science crusader.
Catching “the world’s most prolific criminal fixer of soccer matches.”
How the children of African immigrants came to control the destiny of teams in France and Belgium and what it says about European identity.
Carried away by love—for risk and for each other—two of the world’s best freedivers went to the limits of their sport. Only one came back.
The life and times of Myrtis Dightman, who broke the color barrier in professional rodeo and became one of the best bull riders who ever lived.
“The job is to be enough of a personality that they want to know what you think.”
He was the best alpinist of his generation, a quiet, unassuming Canadian known for bold ascents of some of the world’s most iconic peaks. Four months ago, at the age of 25, he traveled to Alaska to join climber Ryan Johnson for a first ascent outside Juneau. They never came back.
Maine adopted Kenyan runner Moninda Marube as a symbol of human trafficking’s invisible casualties. But a close look at his case raises hard questions — and illustrates the challenge of investigating and prosecuting trafficking crimes.
The Belgian forward’s journey to greatness.
The former NHL tough guy tells his story of head trauma, depression, and his search for peace.
I don’t want to die. But, you know, nothing is for certain. And I’m tired of keeping quiet.
On bareback horse relay racing, a Native American tradition:
“It’s going to be America’s next extreme sport,” he predicts. “Compare it to Professional Bull Riders, PBR. Look how big that got—a million in prize money in every city they go to. That’s how Indian Relay is going to be in 10 years. I look for it to be at every track in the country by 2025.
How the women of U.S. Gymnastics found their voice.
A year with the scandal-plagued squad.
The inside story of how the U.S. missed the 2018 World Cup.
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League did everything it could to keep lesbians off the diamond. Seventy-five years later, its gay stars are finally opening up.