prodigies

college football

The Great Expectations of Scotty Walden, the Youngest College Football Head Coach in America

At 26 years old, Scotty Walden is an offensive prodigy and the new head coach of East Texas Baptist University. He may become a superstar one day, but his school and his town need him to reach his full potential before then.
Mike Piellucci
10.5.16
this particular week in baseball

Xander Bogaerts And The Merciless Prodigies Terrorizing MLB: This Particular Week In Baseball

The bad teams are somehow worse and the good teams are still great, but there's plenty of change to go around thanks to ultra-precocious beasts like Xander Bogaerts.
Matthew Kory
6.13.16
skiing

Mikaela Shiffrin Wants to Return to Attacking the Mountain

Mikaela Shiffrin's rise as one of skiing's brightest young stars has showed no sign of slowing since her gold-medal performance at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Now she faces the first major setback of her career, a significant injury.
Kevin Fixler
1.25.16
Australian Open

The Reemergence of Sloane Stephens

Ever since her upset of Serena Williams at the 2013 Australian Open, Sloane Stephens has teased tennis fans with tantalizing talent and frustrating nonchalance. Is she turning a career corner?
Lindsay Gibbs
1.18.16
Sports

Apparently, Women Love 13-Year-Old Skaters Named Baby Scumbag

Steven Fernandez, a.k.a. Baby Scumbag, is just a normal 13-year-old skater from a bad neighborhood in LA. A normal 13-year-old skater who’s sponsored by a bunch of companies, has 38,000 subscribers on Facebook and 140,000 followers on Instagram, and...
Allie Conti
4.15.13