Everyone felt the same sadness and horror on Marathon Monday. But for reasons obvious and less-obvious, it all feels very different when you're from there.
Last week, former U.S. Men's National Team player Robbie Rogers came out and retired from soccer. This is probably not the end of this story, which now belongs to Rogers himself.
Jurgen Klinsmann was hired to overhaul the U.S. Men's National Team, and lay the foundation for the future of American soccer. But to finish the job, let alone be around to finish it, he'll have to survive the present.
Marquis Daniels is a veteran NBA role-player for a living, and a Gucci Mane collaborator as something more than a hobby. The overlap between a day gig as a defense-minded wing player and a sideline in trap music isn't immediately apparent, but it mostly comes back to playing the part required.
As the editor of the Best American Sports Writingseries, Glenn Stout is one of the most important people in the sports journalism business. He also lives in the remote, ice-bound wilds of Vermont, rocks a ponytail, and is otherwise utterly unlike what you might expect the nation's resident sportswriting curator-king to be like.