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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead

Before Wimbledon, the Masters, the World Series, and the Super Bowl, there was the Astley Belt Race, a six-day walking match that determined the world’s champion pedestrian.

Published 04/20/2014

 

Fail Room a Win for Alabama Football

Fail Room a Win for Alabama Football

A forthcoming academic study by former University of Alabama professor Dr. Rosanna Guadagno will examine the psychological impact of the Fail Room.

Published 09/01/2012

 

K2’s Deadliest Day: The Sherpa Perspective

K2’s Deadliest Day: The Sherpa Perspective

In August 2008 eleven climbers lost their lives on K2, one of the world’s deadliest mountains. In “Buried in the Sky,” Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan recount the tragic events from a rarely heard point of view—the hired help.

Published 08/18/2012

 

Don’t Put Me In, Coach

Don’t Put Me In, Coach

“I didn’t dream about this,” says Mark Titus about the popular and critical acclaim for ‘Don’t Put Me In, Coach.’ “I didn’t know it was possible for a bench-warmer to write a successful book.”

Published 04/15/2012

 

Out of My League

Out of My League

Dirk Hayhurst, author of “Out of My League,” explains what life is like for a struggling major league baseball player.

Published 03/11/2012

 

Shekelball

Shekelball

Professional baseball in a country that lacks fields, players, coaches, fans, and even bats and balls?

Published 07/22/2011

 

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