The Extortionist - The New Yorker profiles Scott Boras, the most successful - and most hated - agent in sports.
Adjusted Plus-Minus - A statistician argues that 'adjusted plus/minus' is the statistic that best measures a basketball player's worth.
Born Standing Up - Steve Martin reads an excerpt from his new book "Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life."
Heavy-Handed Gentlemen of the Road - The Village Voice is pretty critical of Michael Chabon's new novel "Gentlemen of the Road." The Guardian offers a different take.