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NOTES FROM EVEREST
NOTES FROM EVEREST

“There’s an expedition going to Mount Everest this spring and they are looking for a couple of American climbers. You interested?” I had been climbing rock, ice and mountains for ten years — sneaking in trips on long weekends to Yosemite, Joshua Tree or the Eastern Sierras, and longer trips to South America over winter break. It was hard enough to take two days off from work, especially as a thirty-year-old just hitting stride in my career, and this would be an eight- to ten-week expedition, with no means of checking in.

By G. Douglas MacLaren
HOW TO PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT WITH CRIMINAL LAWYER JEFFREY LICHTMAN, AN AVID SPORTS-CARD COLLECTOR
HOW TO PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT WITH CRIMINAL LAWYER JEFFREY LICHTMAN, AN AVID SPORTS-CARD COLLECTOR

New York-based trial attorney Jeffrey Lichtman is best known for representing such high-profile figures as Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, Mafia scion John Gotti Jr., and rapper Jayceon “The Game” Taylor. Not satisfied with just being one of America’s most celebrated lawyers, the fifty-five-year-old Duke University School of Law graduate has also distinguished himself in another field some might consider out of left field: baseball card collecting.

By Jeanine Heller
Why Steph Curry Should Have Been This Year’s MVP
Why Steph Curry Should Have Been This Year’s MVP

The NBA Most Valuable Player Award in recent years has often gone to the most compelling stat line rather than the
 most valuable player. With his recent mesmerizing performances, Steph Curry has launched himself right to the forefront of the debate, and many NBA superstars agree — most notably LeBron James.

By Jason Levine
I Love Football and So Should You
I Love Football and So Should You

I love football. I love everything about the game. I love the off-season workouts, and grinding out rep after painstaking rep in preparation for the grueling battle of attrition that is the season.

By Mark Schlereth
The Under-Appreciated Value of the No. 3 Pick
The Under-Appreciated Value of the No. 3 Pick

What do Michael Jordan, Luka Dončić and James Harden all have in common? Besides being superstars, they each started out as No. 3 draft picks.

By Stephen Levinson
HOW SUPER SKATER ISAMU YAMAMOTO TURNS FAILURE INTO FANCY FOOTWORK
HOW SUPER SKATER ISAMU YAMAMOTO TURNS FAILURE INTO FANCY FOOTWORK

Isamu Yamamoto gives new meaning to the phrase “to think on one’s feet.” The eighteen-year-old wunderkind has been mesmerizing the masses with his freestyle skateboarding moves since he was a grommet.

By BR Staff
How to Hire an NFL Agent
How to Hire an NFL Agent

Whether you’re new to the game or a seasoned pro, shopping for a new rep can be overwhelming. But with these pro tips, you’ll be quicker than fast when it comes to the competition.

By BR Staff