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Chris Smith

August 27, 2001 | Feature
Riot Girls

Kournikova is reviled because she's gorgeous and snotty. Hingis is disliked for her bluntness. The Williams sisters' arrogance -- and their dad -- rub players the wrong way. Just about everyone in women's tennis has got a beef with everyone else. No wonder the tennis is so good.

June 18, 2001 | Feature
Pro Bono P.I.

Mike Race was an East New York cop in the crack years, and it changed him. Now he works to get innocent people out of jail.

April 16, 2001 | Feature
Smile and You Lose

The driven, intense son of another driven, intense coach, Jeff Van Gundy believes that the two worst things to happen to the NBA are God and golf. Why? They sap players' intensity. But imagine what the game would look like if his players were as intense as he is.

February 26, 2001 | Feature
Boies Will Be Boies

Beneath the superlawyer's unflappable, midwestern affect is a monomaniacal competitor, a man who hates to lose. So what does David Boies think about the Supreme Court decision that handed him his most bitter defeat? That it was worse, in some ways, than Dred Scott.

January 29, 2001 | Feature
Out of the Blue

The Giants, with their unwanted quarterback, and their unhappy defense, and their injured cornerback, in the Super Bowl? We must be dreaming.

December 4, 2000 | The Election
Political Football

Two crucial American events occurred last week in Tallahassee: the election drama, and the Florida-Florida State game. Florida thoroughly enjoyed them both.

November 27, 2000 | Feature
Law: Legal Eagles Fly South
November 6, 2000 | Feature
A Tale of One City

Scenes from a series, from the stadiums to the streets

October 30, 2000 | Feature
The Running Mensch

As the presidential race goes down to the wire, Joseph Lieberman is fighting another battle: to stay true to his conscience amid the compromises of a modern campaign. Can the first Orthodox Jewish nominee remain an unorthodox politician?

October 30, 2000 | Feature
The Hunger
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