William Nack

William Nack

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Jan 28, 2008

Checkered Genius

His chess mastery is but one element of Bobby Fischer's curious legacy

Apr 04, 2005

Grandmaster Trash

Chess champ Bobby Fischer emerges from a Japanese prison, spewing hate

Feb 02, 2004

The Greatest Stories Never Told

Ever since the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs faced off on a sunny Sunday in Los Angeles in 1967, writers have marveled at the bizarre mixture of sport, revelry, commerce and bombast that is the Super Bowl. In the following pages 13 of our favorite writers tell the tales of football’s high holy day that they’ve always kept under wraps

May 07, 2001

The Wrecking Yard

As they limp into the sunset, retired NFL players struggle with the game's grim legacy: a lifetime of disability and pain