November 24, 2003 | Mark Bechtel
$1 millionBonus promised U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, who set seven world records last summer, by swimsuit maker Speedo if he wins seven golds at either the 2004 or the 2008 Olympics.
November 18, 2002 | Tom Verducci
Boston (zero titles in 84 years) hires Bill James to crunch its numbers
May 22, 1989 | Jay Jennings
The annual spring deluge of baseball books is upon us and this year, in at least one sense, may represent a high-water mark. The sheer volume of titles is overwhelming. Here's a guide through the flood, which...
June 13, 1988 | Peter Gammons
After a record-shattering season for home runs in 1987, the long ball has come up short. Here are 10 theories why
May 23, 1988 | Nicholas Dawidoff
Baseball journals prove the pen is as mighty as the bat