- Dec 5 20165 minutes
A DOZEN COOL THINGS TO SEE, HEAR, READ AND DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK
- Aug 8 20161 minute
Venus and Serena Williams
S.G. For many top pro athletes, an Olympic medal is a nice accessory to have hanging in the game room. The Grand Slams, majors and NBA titles are what pay the bills—a point made clear this summer when LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Rory McIlroy and ma
- Nov 13 20165 minutes
50 Minutes With … Jeremy Lin
Four years after New York’s brief spell of Linsanity™, he’s become a Marvel superhero and moved to Brooklyn.
- Aug 8 20164 minutes
A final chance to beat Bolt—and win redemption AUG. 14, 9:25 P.M. E.T.: JUSTIN GATLIN HAS HAD the date circled on his calendar since it was announced as the men’s 100-m finals at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The event is known as the most thrilling 10
- Jan 2 20172 minutes
The entertainer dishes on next year’s Hello, Dolly! revival, reissuing her first album and being a mentor
- Jul 18 20161 minute
60. Why Are Sports Events so Expensive?
S.G. The price of attending big-league ball games has spiraled out of control. A family of four spends, on average, $219 to attend a Major League Baseball game, according to Team Marketing Report’s Fan Cost Index, a 24% increase since 2007. That’s 1
- Aug 7 20165 minutes
The Ethics of Watching Gymnastics
Is it as bad as being an NFL fan?
- Jun 1 20153 minutes
Why This Fantasy Sports Company Is a Dream Come True for Fans
Bigger, stronger, faster: FanDuel is fantasy sports on steroids.
- Aug 1 20163 minutes
The Big Picture
Nikita Richardson UNIVISION Within the next three decades, minorities will become the majority in the U.S.—and 60-year-old Univision, currently the fifth-largest broadcast network in the country, wants to be at the center of their conversations. “T
- Oct 3 20166 minutes
My Kids Give Me Strength
As the former NFL star takes on a new role at Good Morning America, he reflects on his journey to the top, raising four kids and that dramatic exit from Live
- Jul 18 20161 minute
55. A Night Game in Sunlight
Sean Gregory BASEBALL HAS ALWAYS played games with time. A pitcher plods in a summer haze; no buzzer ends an inning. We lose ourselves, happily sacrificing hours for the crack of a bat. The annual Midnight Sun game, played since 1906 on or around t
- Jul 18 20162 minutes
How Pat Summitt Transformed College Sports
SEAN GREGORY PAT SUMMITT NEVER WANDERED TOO far from the Tennessee hay fields where she grew up doing her chores. But that didn’t stop her from becoming the winningest Division I college-basketball coach of all time, with 1,098 victories and eight n
- Jan 8 20175 minutes
In 1987, Arnold Schwarzenegger Helped To Predict 2017
The Running Man, based on the Stephen King novel, is a not-very-good movie that did a pretty good job of anticipating some of the realities of the year we just entered.
- Aug 8 20163 minutes
Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross
A new partnership faces its toughest test yet SECONDS AFTER WINNING AN OLYMPIC GOLD medal, most athletes don’t start dreaming of the next one. But Kerri Walsh Jennings does. At the 2012 Olympics, in a patch of sand spread near Buckingham Palace, Wal
- Oct 10 20161 minute
DAVID VON DREHLE AS A GLAMOROUS YOUNG MAN at the dawn of television, Arnold Palmer hoisted the rather cloistered game of golf onto his broad shoulders and carried it into a golden age with an irresistible swagger. His grip-and-rip swing married powe
- Jul 4 20162 minutes
Bethenny Frankel Finding Happiness After a Health Scare
BACK IN 2013 WHEN SHE WAS FIRST DIAGNOSED with uterine fibroids, Bethenny Frankel did something highly uncharacteristic: She told almost no one. Used to living life out loud, Frankel chose to deal with the condition quietly and kept it hidden from th
- Oct 2 20168 minutes
Conor Oberst Goes Home
After a nightmarish public controversy and some mysterious health ailments, the singer-songwriter has returned to Omaha and, hopefully, normalcy.
- Oct 3 201611 minutes
The Perilous Fight
FROM NFL STADIUMS TO HIGH SCHOOL SIDELINES, ATHLETES ARE PROTESTING DURING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM—AND FUELING A DEBATE ABOUT HOW AMERICA DEFINES PATRIOTISM
- Oct 24 20163 minutes
Under the Giant Heads of Mascots Live Absurd Humans Just Like Us
WHEN PARKER POSEY GOT A CALL from Christopher Guest offering her a part in his next movie, she already knew the drill. Having appeared in all four of the faux-documentaries Guest had written and directed since 1997, she knew he’d give her the basic c
- Jun 13 20165 minutes
A new model for women on stage and screen
- Aug 29 20165 minutes
Their Amazing Journey!
Bonded through hard work, fierce athleticism and a sky-high goal, Team U.S.A.’s gold-medal-winning gymnasts share the struggles and triumphs that vaulted them to greatness
- Aug 22 20161 minute
ANNOUNCED By Alex Rodriguez, designated hitter for the New York Yankees, his retirement from playing professional baseball. A-Rod will play his last game for the team on Aug. 12 but will serve as a “special adviser and instructor” to the Yankees unt
- Sep 5 20161 minute
Where Rio Goes from Here
SEAN GREGORY/RIO DE JANEIRO MORE THAN TWO WEEKS AFTER thousands of athletes from every corner of the world poured into Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Stadium to open the first Olympics on South American soil, fireworks flew over the arena to bring the 20
- Jul 18 20161 minute
141. We Still Play Ball in the Street
Sean Gregory Hoops was born with peach baskets at a YMCA. But the game has been reared on asphalt. Street courts test a player’s skills, patience—You’ve got next game? Wait your turn—and character. Call your own fouls, son. Gyms make things easy. Tr
- Oct 16 20165 minutes
Intelligent robots run amok in Westworld.
- Sep 4 20161 minute
Our Pop Critic’s 5 Most Anticipated
Craig Jenkins sets his playlist for fall.
- Sep 4 20161 minute
Our TV Critic’s 5 Most Anticipated
Here’s what Matt Zoller Seitz has already set his DVR for.
- Jul 25 20168 minutes
How They Find Their A-Game
JASON DAY AND JORDAN SPIETH ARE TWO OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN GOLF. JACK NICKLAUS IS SYNONYMOUS WITH THE SPORT. THEY DISCUSS:
- Aug 8 20167 minutes
Going for Gold!
For these American athletes, all roads lead to Rio. When the 2016 Summer Olympics kick off on Aug. 5, these are the stars and stories we’ll be watching
- Jan 1 20163 minutes
How an Injured Rodeo Champ Started a Business That Caught the Eye of Daymond John
Ryan Ehmann knows what it means to fall down and get back up again.