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Legends Never Die

by Matt Sutherland

Against all the laws of nature, certain sports heroes pull off the extraordinary stunt of running faster, jumping higher, hitting a ball farther after they die. In a word, athletes—think George Gipp (the Gipper), Lou Gehrig, Dale... Read More

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In the Cage

by Shawn Syms

Hardcastle’s descriptions possess an elegant choreography that is vivid, energetic, and well-paced. Kevin Hardcastle, whose story collection Debris won the Trillium Book Award, continues to explore small-town Ontario life in his moody,... Read More

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From the Dugouts to the Trenches

by Matt Sutherland

Major League Baseball has gone to war with itself—the Black Sox gambling scandal, collective-bargaining negotiations in the late 1960s, steroid use—and also against Germany and Austria-Hungary during World War I when more than 1,250... Read More

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Women Who Tri

by Matt Sutherland

The human body has nearly 700 named skeletal muscles, so it stands to reason that an ideal exercise would make use of every last one—a tall order, to be sure. The full-body-workout gold medal for sporting events may go to the swimming,... Read More

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