The Keeper

"I believe that we will win."In the summer of 2014, Tim Howard became an overnight sensation after more than ten years as one of America's leading professional soccer...

From The Outside: My Journey Through Life And The Game I Love

The record-holding two-time National Basketball Association champion reflects on his work ethic, his on-the-court friendships and rivalries, the great teams he's played...

High Price

A pioneering neuroscientist shares his story of growing up in one of Miami's toughest neighborhoods and how it led him to his groundbreaking work in drug addiction.As a youth,...

Guys Read: The Sports Pages

A lineman with something to proveA vendetta against a baseball legendThe rise of a real-life NHL all-starThe luckiest grapefruit in sports historyOpen up The Sports Pages, the...

Guys Read: The Distance

CJ just blew the half-mile relay for his track team, but the race on his mind is the one that's happening off the field in this short story from all-star author Jacqueline Woodson.

Pleasantville

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY’S WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTIONFrom Attica Locke, a writer and producer of FOX’s Empire, this sophisticated thriller sees lawyer Jay...

Unsuccessful Thug: One Comedian's Journey From Naptown To Tinseltown

From Naptown to Tinseltown—legendary stand-up comedian and actor Mike Epps finally tells all in this outrageous, hilarious, no-holds-barred memoir.Before starring in Def...

The Eyes of Willie McGee

A gripping saga of race and retribution in the Deep South and a story whose haunting details echo the themes of To Kill a MockingbirdIn 1945, Willie McGee, a young...

Guys Read: The Choice

CBS NFL Today anchor James Brown recounts his story of how the decision he made as a young basketball star shaped his life forever.