In ESPN The Magazine's College Football Preview, Wright Thompson writes about Johnny Manziel, the Heisman winner whose celebrity threatens to derails both his career and the Aggies' season.
In ESPN The Magazine, Wright Thompson writes that on the professional bull-riding circuit, one infamous and angry 1,700-pound beast reigns supreme. His name is Bushwacker, and he may just (have the baddest body in all of sports.
Is there a generation of football stars who already have been ruined and don't know it yet?
Willie Roaf's family filled with emotion for Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee
In ESPN The Magazine, Wright Thompson writes that life in a new city doesn't always mean adopting a new team. Just ask all the Steelers fans living in Houston.
For more than four decades, people looking for traces of football and the faded '50s have come to this home in Green Bay, Wis. They are looking for Lombardi.
Neurosurgeon ... NFL first-rounder... 'the future of Black America' ... This 23-year-old is expected to be all things to all people
Believe it or not, "America's Team" currently resides, and thrives, in New Orleans. This irrepressible American city has gone mad over the irresistible Saints.
After the shocking death of a fellow Mississippian, Wright Thompson took a poignant journey into the past he shared with Steve McNair.
Washington's most influential are suddenly taking up hoops, all in hopes of getting a run with President Barack Obama.
As Brett Favre works out to stay in football shape, the high school players in Hattiesburg, Miss., get the experience of a lifetime.
One year after "quitting" on the Raiders, Randy Moss has become one of the NFL's most unstoppable players. Wright Thompson explains the change.
As Brett Favre calls it quits, Wright Thompson explains why every football fan will miss the NFL's last "gunslinger."
At a bar in Brett Favre's hometown of Kiln, Miss., the locals rode the roller coaster of the NFC title game.
Now that the last two of his co-defendants have pleaded guilty to federal dogfighting charges, Michael Vick is the last man standing, Wright Thompson writes.
An unspeakable tragedy in a South Carolina fire opened Todd DeLamielleure's eyes to his ongoing love for football, writes Wright Thompson.