In a new biography, Bill Pennington reveals the secret to Billy Martin's magic
Billy Martin is one of baseball’s most famous figures, a “big city, bright lights manager” praised for his ability to turn failing teams into World Series champions but vilified for his temper as he threw dirt at umpires and screamed at both players and team owners. Howard Cosell once said: ... More
Tennis sensation Andy Murray may have lost to Novak Djokovic at the 2015 Miami Open final, but he did score points for style when watchmaker Rado presented him with their newest timepiece—the HyperChrome Match Point.
Over the last decade or so, as watches got bigger and bigger—especially in the sports watch category—manufactures have been ... More
A French maison’s hand-crafted putters are the hautest on the green
ValGrine is breaking the “stodgy golfer” stereotype with putters that take inspiration from French architecture, boating and watchmaking.
Each club in the Demi-Maillet Cupidon collection (in orange, black and blue, above; $5,580) has a hand-carved aluminum head and calfskin grip. Clubs in the Pièce Unique collection (gold putter with custom engraving, ... More
Here's what happens when Ansel Elgort, Kevin Hart and an eighth grade baseball prodigy take over Madison Square Garden
Mo’Ne Davis revealed her pregame ritual. “I keep money in my back pocket before every game,” she explained. Despite making history as the first girl to pitch a shutout during the Little League World Series, the extraordinary eighth grader said that basketball is her true calling.
Kevin Hart won his fourth consecutive MVP ... More
Tennis champ Novak Djokovic started 2015 with a big bang by winning the Australian Open (and earning his eighth Grand Slam title in the process). And he hopes to join another elite club this summer by becoming the eighth player to win all four of the game’s biggest tournaments with ... More
1. Great Expeditions
In August, a fleet of fully loaded 2014 Range Rovers traveled close to 1,000 miles of rocky trails and unpaved mountain passes along a portion of the original Great Divide route. The trek commemorated the 25th anniversary of the original off-road Land Rover Great Divide Drive and Tread ... More
Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has had a very good year. In November, the dashing Brit cinched his second World Championship. And in December, he was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year, where he turned up on the red carpet with his English Bulldog Roscoe and his sporty More
Dancer and choreographer Justin Peck is ballet’s best shot at a bright future
He might be the toast of New York’s ballet scene, but there’s something distinctly Californian about Justin Peck. Sometimes it manifests itself in his work—like Paz de La Jolla, a playful and sweet yet sophisticated ode to his San Diego roots—but mostly it comes across in his surfer-like nonchalance and ... More
The NBA and sartorial star launches an elegant new timepiece
Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade has gone through big changes in 2014: In August, he wed actress Gabrielle Union, and in October, he began his 12th season in Miami, surrounded by new teammates. But his latest collaboration with luxury watchmakers Hublot shows that he is not afraid to shake things ... More