Why Hockey Players Love Mullets

In October, Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton walked into a barbershop to get a haircut. "Do you have an appointment?" the receptionist asked....

Why Wouldn’t Competitive, Intercollegiate Meat Judging Exist?

Recruiting and rivalries. Championships and iconic coaches. Sounds like just another day in the Big 12—but this is a sport unlike any...

The Greatest Paper That Died

Radically brilliant. Absurdly ahead of its time. Ridiculously poorly planned. The National changed everything about sports journalism — and torched $150 million...

How A Bootleg Prep School Ripped Off NBA Dreamers

During his first few days in jail, Mumin Tunc folded the limbs of his 7-foot-tall teenage frame as best he could and...

How Quicksilver Lost Its Soul And Ended Up In Bankruptcy

Jeff Hakman and Bob McKnight were worried—they couldn’t get the trunks quite right. For weeks during the latter half of 1976, the...

The Rise And Fall Of A New York Shock Jock

Craig Carton’s misadventures in gambling and in the ticket-resale game led the on-air personality to risk everything on a pretty flimsy play.

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