How Far Can Becky Hammon Go in the N.B.A.?

A WNBA legend and basketball Olympian, Becky Hammon made further history when she was hired as an assistant coach with the San Antonio Spurs, the first-ever female assistant on the NBA sidelines. And judging by her career trajectory, along with a nudge from coaching legend Gregg Popovich, she might as well be the first head coach.

 

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Apr 10, 2018
Length: 23 minutes (5,882 words)

Nick Kyrgios, the Reluctant Rising Star of Tennis

Twenty-two-year-old Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios is ranked 20th in the world and has beat tennis greats Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic on the court. He’s also flagrantly tried to lose matches on purpose out of frustration, argued with umpires, and berated ball kids. The tennis world is waiting for Kyrgios to mature, but his heart might not be in the game.

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Jul 3, 2017
Length: 18 minutes (4,658 words)