Eric Wills

Eric Wills  is a senior editor at Architect magazine. His writing about history, sports, and design has appeared in Smithsonian, The Washington Post, GQ, the Scholar, and other publications.

“What’s My Name?”

Ken Burns’s new documentary examines the enduring power of Muhammad Ali

by Eric Wills | Thursday, September 23, 2021

An Open Debate

Might Novak Djokovic, despite his loss this weekend, be the greatest tennis player of all time?

by Eric Wills | Monday, September 13, 2021

The Tiger Conundrum

What to make of the complex, controversial golfing legend

by Eric Wills | Saturday, January 23, 2021

A Most Unusual Slam

In this year’s U.S. Open, the drama was as striking as the silence

by Eric Wills | Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The Dope on Lance

What have we really learned about the cycling legend?

by Eric Wills | Thursday, May 28, 2020

Jordan Rules

The over-the-top, yet welcome, indulgence that is The Last Dance

by Eric Wills | Thursday, May 14, 2020

When Parents Work

A bit of advice by way of a Russian master

by Eric Wills | Thursday, April 16, 2020

The Shot Heard ’Round the World …

(Except in one townhouse in central New Jersey)

by Eric Wills | Thursday, March 19, 2020


This past weekend, two athletes made history in the marathon—but should their achievements give us pause?

by Eric Wills | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Flights of Fancy

The TWA Terminal at JFK, long dormant and then threatened with demolition, is reborn as a hotel

by Eric Wills | Monday, June 03, 2019

Marathon Man

When it comes to athletic records, what was once thought impossible is now imaginable

by Eric Wills | Friday, September 21, 2018

Tiger’s Second Act

The resurgence of the golfing legend

by Eric Wills | Tuesday, August 21, 2018