Is This Man Too Smart for Baseball?
Buck Showalter has an obsessive mind for the game. That's been both his greatest strength – and his undoing.
The five-time reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ just might be the smartest, most gifted driver ever. So why is it that so many people – fans, fellow drivers – want to see him lose? On the eve of the 2011 Daytona 500, the native Californian, who is married to a former model and snowboards when he’s off the track, talks down the haters, and even gives away a few secrets.
America's top commanders have bet on counterinsurgency to defeat the Taliban. Critics, some within the military, say the approach has softened our forces and demand a return to traditional tactics. From West Point to the Afghan hot spot of Malajat, Matthew Teague explores the battle over how we do battle.
Gym machines are boring, CrossFit is sadistic, and dieting sucks. Luckily, none of them is essential to being truly fit. Through years of trial and error — and humiliation at the hands of some of the world's top trainers — the author discovered the secrets to real health.
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