LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 18: Commissioner of the Epic Poker League, Annie Duke (C) presents the remaining five players (L-R) Joe Tehan, Scott Clements, Andrew Lichtenberger, Chris Klodnicki and Michael Mizrachi at the third Main Event on the final day of the Epic Poker League Inaugural Season at the Palms Casino Resort on December 18, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images for Epic Poker)
A look back at the week that was through the prism of longreads, from bad poker beats to professional athletes getting DUIs and more.
Stepping outside the SB Nation realm for a moment, this story from the Chronicle of Higher Education is must read material. In a lengthy feature, Brad Wolverton tells the story of Dasmine Cathey, a Memphis football player who came to college unable to read, and the academic support services that pushed him along the way.
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