September 29, 2014

INBOX
BASEBALL
Exit Stage Center
Derek Jeter might not be the most famous ballplayer ever, but he's certainly the most familiar. In a series of revealing interviews, the Yankees' shortstop reflects on how he survived being watched, photographed, praised and poked like no one else, and what has changed in the game (lots) and in himself (little) over two decades in the New York glare
Private Practice
Jeter is almost as famous for his ability to avoid controversy as for his on-field skill, and New York's reporters are still in awe
THE NFL FAN POLL
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
KIEL'S HAUL
Once the nation's top QB recruit, Gunner Kiel grew up an hour from Cincinnati, but it took him three years, four teams and a world of grief to go from his final high school game to his first college start. It was worth the wait
ERIK SPOELSTRA
HEAT AND LIGHT
PERVASIVE SELF-DOUBT NEARLY KEPT ERIK SPOELSTRA FROM THE NBA. BUT HE USED THAT FEAR OF FAILURE TO FUEL HIS RISE FROM "THE DUNGEON" TO THE TOP OF THE COACHING FIELD. POST-LEBRON HOPE IN MIAMI STARTS WITH THE AUTHOR OF THE TEAM'S CODE
POINT AFTER
Departments
Living History
An iconic author returns to reflect on baseball, Brooklyn and the still reverberating impact of Branch and Jackie