Haunted Landscape

In 1954, war hero James Earl Rudder revisited the Normandy beaches with his 14-year-old son. W. C. Heinz tagged along and wrote this strange and moving account of their pilgrimage.

Ringside Seat

W.C. Heinz was one of the finest sportswriters who ever lived. Jimmy Breslin called this Heinz profile of boxer Bummy Davis the finest magazine story ever written.

Work Horse

In 1959, the peerless sportswriter W.C. Heinz caught up with professional hockey legend Gordie Howe at the height of his considerable powers.

Pigskin Perfection

In the as-told-to classic ‘Run to Daylight,’ the peerless sportswriter W.C. Heinz channels the wee-hours torments of Packers coach Vince Lombardi.