Floyd Mayweather picks an actual fight. (Canelo.) In Esquire. Click here.
I was honored to be a part of this photo tribute + essays for Muhammad Ali’s 70th birthday. Hit here for some incredible images and stories. In TIME.
In Esquire, my story, from Foxboro, on Tim Tebow. And Gisele. Here.
My article in The Atlantic about Tim Tebow. The piece is entitled “Tim Tebow Is Out of the Playoffs, but He’s Here to Stay”. So true Ms. Headline Writer, so true.
My article in Esquire about Tim Tebow: “How Can You Hate Tim Tebow?” Well, how can you? Here is the beginning of it.
SAN DIEGO — So there were about four minutes left in regulation and Tim Tebow actually set still those miraculously restless feet of his for a goddamn second and threw an actual pass up into the Sunday sun. Somewhere underneath with his arms extended ran Eric Decker, a kid from Minnesota who is dating a pretty country singer by the name of Jessie James, but that’s another story. Everywhere around them, in every section of this old concrete monastery to sub-par football, the Tebow faithful held their arms out wider still and sniffed, as if breathing the same bratwurst-infused air as No. 15 was going to get them closer to Our Lord and Savior, or something. They were not visiting, the faithful. They were already home, looking for what they did not know. The Denver Broncos were in field-goal range, and one of them cried…
My Atlantic review of HBO’s The Curious Case of Curt Flood and ShowTime’s The Franchise.
PacMan: Behind the Scenes With Manny Pacquiao (Da Capo) has been included in the Los Angeles Times Book Review section’s 2010 Books Gift Guide. It is a great honor to be on this elite list, which includes books like Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, Keith Richard’s Life, and some good sports books like Jane Leavy’s The Last Boy. PacMan was one of only nine sports books on the list in 2010.
Also, The Guardian has recommended the PacMan as a top sports book. “Gary Andrew Poole’s PacMan has something of both the breathless urgency of Pacquiao in the ring and the extraordinary chaos that accompanies him outside,” says Huw Richards of The Guardian.
Manny Pacquiao takes on Antonio Margarito tonight at Cowboys Stadium. Follow the fight, at ringside, through my Tweets.
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Football practice: a photograph from Ansel Adams’s images from the Japanese-American internment camp at Manzanar. Source: The Library of Congress.