Tim Marchman, a 2011-12 Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan, writes regularly about sports and books for the Wall Street Journal.


A day after Belcher killed the mother of his child and then himself, the Kansas City Chiefs had a game to win. Tim Marchman talks to former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa on managing after a death.

Origin Myth

Stan Lee headed not so much a fantastical world of superheroes but a conservative factory of broken dreams that sometimes exploited its artists to churn out endlessly cyclical narratives meant to prevent change and protect trademarks, as Sean Howe’s new history shows. By Tim Marchman.

Is DC Comics' Watchmen reboot an insult to the comic's creator, and the company's canon? Tim Marchman talks to one of the writers trying to breathe new life into an old story.