A1: Must-Read Stories
As one player put it, “What could go wrong, went wrong.”
Brendan Kuty and Chris Kirschner182
Rethinking Zach Johnson, the unlikeliest Ryder Cup captain
How the Reds' Will Benson was shaped by the brother he never met
Why a backup QB who flamed out as a starter is having so much fun
How the $445 million Mets crashed and burned
Tim Britton and Will Sammon473
Three years after losing 10 of the first 13 games under their new head coach, the Seminoles are ranked fourth nationally. So what changed?
Can the Padres achieve buy-in throughout the organization as long as GM A.J. Preller remains in charge?
Ken Rosenthal and Dennis Lin598
Perspective passed along by his parents has kept Tim Stützle grounded as he prepares to lift the Ottawa Senators to new heights.
Christian Kirk heard the critics of his monster contract, then basked in their silence when Jacksonville rolled late in 2022.
Colorado State's roster features a Strongman champ, a sumo wrestler, two tribesmen, an openly gay defensive lineman and a 30-something dad
“I’ll get to write my own story,” Zac Kristofak said. “What I want to do, more than anything in life, is rewrite the Kristofak name."
Constance Schwartz-Morini convinced Deion Sanders to become a head football coach. Now, “Boulder is the new Hollywood.”
The future Hall of Famer's messaging is echoing through the halls in Florham Park: There is no more time to build, it's time to win. Now.
The Vikings quarterback believes his obsession with self-improvement is his superpower, but he's trying to find a way to care a little less.
Texas Tech’s windfall is funding both the old-school facilities arms race and new-school NIL marketplace as boosters, administration align.
The two men overseeing this new era of Lions football never met before they were hired. Now they've got Detroit thinking playoffs.
From the moment the Steelers' season ended last year, the 2022 first-round pick hasn't been shy about discussing the proverbial Year 2 leap.
Two-time national player of the year Erin Matson is navigating unique challenges — and opportunities — as a first-time head coach
When you talk to O'Brien's high school buddies, what emerges is equal parts "Stand By Me," "Friday Night Lights" and "American Graffiti."
Three transfers, four schools and five years later, JT Daniels is at Rice University with a final shot to prove himself.
Sam Khan Jr.204
In June, Moore was honored with the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Award of Excellence; by July, he was back on a practice field.
The star of 'The Office' was more than a hockey goalie during his college years, but his teammates didn't immediately recognize his genius.
The fifth-year senior quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate isn't afraid to ask the tough questions.
Triple-A players, managers and coaches have now spent a season living on Planet Robo-Ump. And they don't like it there.
From inside jokes to colorful language and full-on meltdowns, we asked a dozen-plus coaches for their very best stories.