Seeking greater self-discipline and new adventures, our writer moves to Berlin to play tennis—the sport that’s equal parts therapy and sadism—and winds up on Nabokov’s old courts.
The N.F.L. is corrupt, baseball’s a distant dream, and March Madness is only one month long. Here’s why any true sports fan watches soccer.
Meet the Bastards: a collection of the meanest baseball players who ever lived.