Tyrann Mathieu is out of rehab and living alone, trying to convince himself (and NFL GMs) that he's more than his old habits and nicknames.
In ESPN The Magazine, Eli Saslow writes about the spiritual journey that led Dallas Cowboys star Michael Irvin to his famous Hall of Fame acceptance speech.
Michael Jordan's return. Barry Bonds' pursuit of the home run record. Sports dominated the national conversation in the days leading up to 9/11. Ten years later, it still does. But the way we see our games, writes Eli Saslow, has changed forever.