For a decade, Elinor Kaine Penna was the ultimate football insider, bringing the ins and outs of the nascent pro game to its fans. For SB Nation, Natalie Weiner interviews Penna—now decades removed from the press box—and highlights her ascendancy in the 1960s as an NFL reporter and whose newsletter, Lineback, became the sole imprimatur of a truly knowledgeable football fan.
Boxer Alex Ramos’ toughest fight was with the serial rapist who stole his identity.
What it’s like to race in the 445-mile Yukon River Quest—paddling through pain and hallucinations.
James T. Hammes embezzled $8.7 million from an Ohio-based Pepsi distributor, and then he went on the run. Or rather on the hike—he took off on the Appalachian Trail for six years.
Eva Holland explores what it means to comprehend and embrace your limits —to know yet avoid the precipice between courage and humility—on a climbing expedition to the Yukon Territories’ famed Cirque of the Unclimbables.
Two American owners are discovering the frightening passion that rules Italian soccer.
On the nomadic life of an assistant college basketball coach.
They were best friends, and they both loved Atlanta Braves pitcher Greg Maddux. By the end of the season, tragedy struck.
The story of disgraceful behavior by the state of Florida. Florida State football player Devaughn Darling died after a team workout. The family sued, and settled with the state for $2 million. They still only have received a small portion of that money.