Down Great Purple Valleys
John Lardner's 1954 True profile of legendary middleweight Stanley Ketchel.
Bringing It All Back Home
Tony Kornheiser's 1980 Inside Sports profile of Nolan Ryan.
Silent Season of a Hero
Gay Talese's 1966 Esquire profile of Joe DiMaggio.
The Making of a Goon
Johnette Howard's 1990 piece from The National.
Back in Play
David Remnick's New Yorker piece on the return of Michael Jordan.
How Jacksonville Earned Its Credit Card
Paul Hemphill's 1970 piece on the greatest, strangest NCAA title run in history.
The Man. Amen.
An annotated look at Charlie Pierce's illuminating GQ piece on a 21-year-old Tiger Woods.
Oh, No! Not Another Boring Interview With Steve Carlton
How columnist Diane K. Shah turned the tables.
The Disciples of St. Darrell on a Wild Weekend
Sports Illustrated writer Dan Jenkins's famous portrait of Texas football fandom.
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