Shaun Assael, who has been with ESPN The Magazine since its launch in 1996, is a member of ESPN's investigations unit and a regular contributor to the prime-time show E:60. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Wide Open, Sex Lies and Headlocks (with Mike Mooneyham), and Steroid Nation.
On January 5, 1971, Sonny Liston was found dead in his home-of an apparent heroin overdose. But no one close to Liston believed that his death was accidental. Digging deep into a life that Liston tried hard to hide, Shaun Assael treats the boxer's death a...[SEE MORE]