In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Shaun Assael writes that Li Na and Peng Shuai have launched a tennis craze in China. But by challenging the communist sports machine, they've also forced the next generation to choose sides.
In ESPN The Magazine's College Football Preview issue, Shaun Assael writes that four years after his U.S. Open title, Juan Martin del Potro is ready to end the reign of Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray.
In ESPN The Magazine, Shaun Assael writes that while Lance Armstrong's doping scandal has sent the sports world reeling, the fallout is just beginning in the tennis world -- and is leading to calls for major changes and more testing.
Meet the man at the center of the first tennis gambling case to see the inside of a courtroom. His story of easy access to players and back-room betting shows just how vulnerable the game may be, writes ESPN The Magazine's Shaun Assael.