A dashing figure in a city full of dashing figures, John Gotti’s mostly successful defense attorney, still stretches the bounds of ballsy bravado.
In the 19th century, dancing was a dangerous game.
One of the greatest inventors of the 20th century also had an obsessive mind that flitted between self-deprecating genius and mad scientist.
In the latest installment of “In Their Voices,” our writer channels his inner Papa Hemingway.
An orca-human partnership once terrorized the whales of Eden, Australia.
We revisit an era when the Golden State was ground zero for a battle over the heart and soul of the Republican Party.
At the risk of adding irony to injury, we take a look at the odd candidacy of Ted Cruz.
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The ultimate sports underdog story has its own dramatic origin tale, but the picture isn’t complete without a poignant detour to the story of Butkus the canine.
How did this great political visionary get so blindsided?
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In the MLB postseason, little-known players have a chance to shine.
The origin story of lightning in a bottle.
In 1941, women were banned from fútbol in Brazil, and they’ve been fighting for equality ever since.
He never threw a pitch in the major leagues, but fireballer Steve Dalkowski’s legend lives on.
With more than 100 murders to his name, Pretty Amberg was anything but. Why hasn’t anyone made a movie about him?
The first installment of When Women Rule takes you to Jackson, Wyoming, once the home of America’s most progressive town council.
The mysterious Moe Berg was a scholar, professional ballplayer, spy and all-around legend.