In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Eli Saslow writes that Vander Blue left Marquette early to pursue his professional basketball dreams. He never thought that the dream might mean nine stints with eight teams on three continents in one year.
In ESPN The Magazine's Cuba Issue, Eli Saslow writes that since Aroldis Chapman lit up baseball with his 105 mph fastball, he's been living the American dream. But he pines for the life he left behind in Cuba.
In ESPN The Magazine's Taboo Issue, Eli Saslow writes that all it took to ruin the career of Minnesota State Mankato head football coach Todd Hoffner was a university-owned cellphone and 100 seconds of video of his kids.
In ESPN The Magazine's Choke Issue, Eli Saslow explores Rumeal Robinson's title-winning shot, multimillion-dollar NBA contract and how he was the pride of the mother who once saved him -- until his gratitude gave way to criminal greed.
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.