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The Loneliest Losers
Fifteen years ago SMU's powerhouse football program was obliterated by a pay-for-play scandal and the NCAA's first "death penalty." Since then 20 other college programs--including Alabama football this year--have qualified for the ultimate sanction, but all have been spared. Why hasn't the NCAA dropped the death bomb again? Much of the answer lies in the athletic rubble at SMU.
As Time Runs Out
Gravely ill with cancer, Jim Valvano is fighting for his life the same way he coached basketball, by learning all he can, talking up a storm and insisting on the last shot
No Way They're Going to Hold Him Back
Schoolboy sensation Bobby Carpenter's next destination could well be the NHL
Remember His Name
Even as a boy Pat Tillman felt a destiny, a need to do the right thing whatever it cost him. When the World Trade Center was attacked on 9/11, he thought about what he had to do and then walked away from the NFL and became an Army Ranger ...
Rose's Grim Vigil
As gambling charges—and the media—engulfed him, Pete Rose awaited his fate
The Last Iconic Baseball Card
Twenty years ago one teenager made a bet on the stardom of another teen, whose rookie card would become one of a kind. It would also signal the beginning of the end of a once-thriving industry
Debunking Sports Myths The Gipper, for one, was a big boozer and a gambler
This is the most complete, entertaining and original account of the college sports scandals that rocked an unsuspecting public in the early ...
Peyton Manning: 2013 Sportsman of the Year
Two years after his career appeared in jeopardy, the Broncos' quarterback is burnishing his legacy with a record-breaking season, further inspiring a legion of Peytons to strive for excellence in his (and their) name
Caracas: A Scandal And A Warning
The drug revelations that rocked the Pan Am Games put in motion a stringent new cleanup campaign