Weekend Reads

“His former colleagues fought with him in court. He went bankrupt and was divorced, struggled with his sons’ medical problems and his father’s death. In 2010, he was living in his parents’ house, an alcoholic with no players as clients.” That was a long way to fall for a guy who had been America’s most famous and powerful sports agent. Can he make a comeback? James Vlahos in the NYT Magazine: Show Leigh Steinberg the Money (Again)

+ NatGeo: “Brain injuries caused by blast events change soldiers in ways many can’t articulate. Some use art therapy, creating painted masks to express how they feel.” And from WaPo: Portraits of Loss. “The knock at the door. The shock and grief that followed. An absence that lasts a lifetime.”

+ What it’s like to date your dad. That an other issues are explored in NY Mag’s What it’s like series.

+ Longform has put together a handy clickable list of the 2015 National Magazine Awards Finalists. That should keep you busy over the weekend.

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