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The Fighter Inside… Prison  How does a professional boxer, convicted of armed robbery in 1975, end up rising in the ranks of the sport …

Can A Cheap Basketball Shoe be Cool?  The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, “Meet …

El Capitan, My El Capitan Alex Honnold woke up in his Dodge van last Saturday morning, drove into Yosemite Valley ahead of the soul-destroying …

99% Invisible In 1992, the Baltimore Orioles opened their baseball season at a brand new stadium called Oriole Park at Camden Yards, right along …

The Brazilian Soccer Jersey Seen Round the World  Soccer came to Brazil in the late 19th century. It was first a game of the elites …

It’s a Nice Night for Surfing. Beware of Sharks. The ocean and the sky melted together in a gray mass, making it tough for …

How Randall Cunningham Taught NFL Quarterbacks To Fly Scan a list of the NFL’s best quarterbacks nowadays, and you’ll find names such as Russell …

Rudy still making grown men cry 20 years later  In 1993, a small film about an even smaller athlete hit movie screens. It didn’t …

The Unofficial Oral History of ‘Hot Dog… The Movie’ When it was released in 1984, Hot Dog… The Movie, was a sophomoric mess. The …

No One Is Looking at This Headline  It was a few minutes before midnight when Mr. Olympia, the top bodybuilder in the world, finished …