Big Read: Coyotes GM John Chayka has the drive to bring winning hockey to the desert
When the Coyotes made John Chayka the youngest GM in North American sports history, few saw him as more than a numbers whiz. The 28-year-old is certainly that, but he also has the vision to help hockey succeed in Arizona.
Big Read: Why the Toronto Wolfpack is the best little startup in sports
Full-time pros in a semi-pro league? A Canadian team flying in opponents across the Atlantic? The Toronto Wolfpack may not make sense on the surface, but the rugby league club is building an international model major sports can emulate.
Big Papi's finale: What Ortiz has meant to the Red Sox and to Boston
David Ortiz helped transform the Red Sox from perennial losers to repeat champions. He embodied Boston's defiance in the wake of terrorism. And even as he struts off into the sunset, he's still bigger than everyone else on the diamond.