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Ty Cobb Was No One's Antihero

For no obvious reason, 2015 has become the summer of Ty Cobb. Two new books about the famously belligerent outfielder are in print this year, one from SI editor Charles Leerhsen and another, more ambitiously-subtitled one—War on the Basepaths: The Definitive Biography of Ty Cobb—by independent historian Tim Hornbaker.… » 6/11/15 1:21pm 6/11/15 1:21pm

Is There Really a Sexual Deviant In All of Us? Perv, Reviewed

My mother didn't like to be touched, but my beautiful ama—which means nanny in the parts of Asia where I grew up—would brush my teeth and hair before slipping under my blankets to read me the Bible. I went to boys' schools for nine years, including a Catholic one with the requisite sadistic nun who punished me for… » 11/14/13 12:19pm 11/14/13 12:19pm