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Melissa Segura

Melissa Segura

All Melissa Segura Stories

Apr 26, 2010

The D.R. Goes New School

A trio of Yanks have a revolutionary vision for Dominican baseball

Jan 27, 2014

The View from Above

New Mexico State's Sim Bhullar, who is 7'5", and his 7'3" brother, Tanveer, can see just how far they have to go to realize their NBA dreams

Apr 28, 2008

Brave Hearts

Growing up a street apart in Cuba, best friends Yunel Escobar and Brayan Peña had the same dream: to wear the Atlanta uniform. How they made it is a story of courage and, they say, destiny

Jun 18, 2012

All Together Now

Could streamlining their concussion case against the league hurt NFL veterans?

Dec 16, 2013

What's Up? Docs

It was a banner year for documentaries, which were never hard to find

Mar 31, 2008

4 Houston Astros

"BOURN, PENCE AND TOWLES AT LEAST BRING A FRESH IDENTITY TO A THIN, AGING ROSTER."

May 07, 2012

Let's Just Play Ball

Maria Pepe's persistence opened up Little League fields far beyond Hoboken, N.J.

May 25, 2009

Señor Shutout

An NAIA sidearmer fires a string of blanks

Jul 08, 2013

UFC 1

Nov 21, 2011

Not Safe at Home

The kidnapping of Wilson Ramos points up the dangers players face in Venezuela

Oct 27, 2008

Friday Night F√öTBOL

Like other high school football teams across northern Mexico, Prepa Tec of Monterrey wondered how it would match up against a top Texas program. Last month it found out

Nov 05, 2012

Ronda Rousey Lays The Smack Down

THE WORLD'S TOP FEMALE FIGHTER WANTS TO TEAR YOUR ARM OFF AND TELL YOU ABOUT IT—IN THE MOST POINTED WAY POSSIBLE

May 24, 2010

A Gringo's Game

He blends Latino creativity with European discipline—and even more important, Clint Dempsey "tries s---." Could the hard-edged, risk-taking Texan come to embody (finally) the American way to play?

Jul 23, 2012

Third World Charm?

A new documentary probes beneath the romance of Dominican baseball

Apr 12, 2010

Reality Check

Two pitchers from India are settling in

Dec 23, 2013

A Left Hook from Leftfield

IN 2009 AN ASPIRING GYM TEACHER DISCOVERED MMA. FOUR YEARS LATER, WHEN CHRIS WEIDMAN ENTERED THE OCTAGON TO FACE ANDERSON SILVA, NO ONE GAVE HIM A CHANCE

Mar 31, 2008

6 Pittsburgh Pirates

"THERE ARE SOME PIECES THAT ARE WORTH THE FRONT OFFICE'S PATIENCE."

Jun 11, 2012

Back to His Future?

Exonerated after five years in prison, former USC recruit Brian Banks looks to the NFL