Approaching Ali

Davis Miller

Writer recounts his 27-year bond with the champ, catching Ali's graceful decline and his influence. Thoughtful, emotive.


Alone On the Wall

Alex Honnold with David Roberts

Rock-star rock climber's vivid first-person contributions bring life to the drier but informative third-person segments.



Doug Merlino

Front-row view of four MMAers fighting their way up the ranks, plumbing the pain that fuels and flummoxes them.


Shoot First, Pass Later

Jeremy Roenick

Retired NHLer's breezy ramblings on everything from well-endowed teammates to Gretzky vs. Lemieux never fails to entertain.