Nike's new $250 shoe that makes a faster runner might be cause for celebration, but it plays into a long-running debate over the deeper meaning of the marathon and who should participate in it.
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from an investigation into Nike's control over the University of Oregon to a profile of Canada's Desmond Cole.
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University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer needed money to save his school. Alum and Nike chief executive Phil Knight was happy to help. But after Frohnmayer made a key mistake, Knight exacted a brutal punishment.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.