It turns out that women’s sumo wrestling is real, but has struggled to attract American female athletes. I went to nationals in Wyoming (?!) to investigate. Don’t miss the fantastic video from Patrick Farrell and photography from Ben Rasmussen.
In which T. Boone Pickens makes an appearance in the NYT’s sports pages.
I believe this is the first time I’ve had three NYT bylines in one print issue! We have an update on the women’s 100 meters, Junior Seau’s brain and Saudi Arabian women at the Olympics.