July 22, 2014
How the storied Japanese professional wrestler went on to influence diplomacy with North Korea, Iraq, and Pakistan — and fight Muhammad Ali and Ric Flair along the way
Weighing the candidacies of the all-timers, the almost-weres, and the Heigls of the genre
Taking stock of the legendary rocker’s steady, stunning 40-year career
Sacramento’s delicate balance between rebuilding and winning now has left many wondering what its plan actually is
July 21, 2014
The makings of a proper pennant race emerge in Detroit, whether the Tigers' ace is ready or not
How ‘When Harry Met Sally … ’ transformed Woody Allen’s formula and launched the golden rom-com era
The Angels are getting better from within and without; how about their recent trade partners in San Diego and their division rivals in Seattle?
Bill Barnwell delivers his annual ranking of pro football’s top 50 most valuable assets
July 18, 2014
The pent-up frustrations of the ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ and ‘Sex Tape’
Let’s face it: If you aren’t foraging in the forest for your centerpieces, you probably aren’t getting into the ‘New York Times’ ‘Vows’ section
From Barcelona to the Women’s World Cup, soccer never stops
July 17, 2014
With a résumé of personal and professional ups and downs, Jason Day looks to the British Open to make the leap from good to great
An interview with the WCW legend about his joining WWE for the release of its new video game and his possible return to wrestling
Tear gas. Stun grenades. Righteous anger. After embedding with the Brazilian activist group Mídia Ninja, one writer reflects on the World Cup demonstrations and their impact.
By almost every metric, Mark Buehrle is a thoroughly average pitcher. So how has he managed to find such success, especially at his age?
July 16, 2014
Are these stars of the big screen choosing the correct time to move to TV?