In 1934, an American Legion team from Massachusetts traveled to North Carolina for a tournament. When organizers refused to let their black pitcher take the mound, they turned back around.
The inaugural European Games are underway in Azerbaijan, a country recognised for its human rights abuses and widespread corruption.
Freed in March of this year, 'Mad Dog' has been training with the Allstars looking to return to professional mixed martial arts. Now, the UFC has re-signed him and given him the chance to make the run he looked to make before his arrest.
At ROOTS, you can learn how to make a longbow the way our premodern ancestors did – but can you learn how to live?
Meet the anonymous skate collective dedicated to skating the Jersey Barrier and nothing but the Jersey Barrier.
Guts started out as a game meant to be played while drinking beer. Now it's ruled by nutters who can fire a frisbee at 90 miles per hour.
From the moment the final whistle was blown, they were on one.
A cautionary tale of bribery, stupidity and an obese, parrot-loving snitch.
For a huge number of Australian and New Zealand LGBT athletes, coming out to their teams isn't an option.
Palestinians in Lebanon are largely excluded from the political and cultural sphere, but for 11-year-old Omar football has helped to build bridges.
We went there to watch a football game between one of Tepito's best known teams and Las Gardenias, a team made up by trans people who live in the barrio.
Vance Garrett and Francisco Liuzzi of Velvet Gloves Gentleman's Boxing are fighting to bring full-contact sports and the LGBT community closer together.
We talked to the director of a new documentary about "Doglegs" – a group of people with varying disabilities in Japan who like to beat the shit out of each other in the ring.
Photographer Jen Davis goes behind the scenes at the 2015 Ms. International competition.
There was a loud crack, then the room fell silent. I tried to pull my arm back into my lap, but it was moving in ways an arm is not supposed to move.
Earlier this month the government in Victoria, Australia, lifted its ban on mixed-martial-arts cage fighting. We went along to see what all the fuss was about.
Which sounds hard, but he's already done the Atlantic.
On the verge of retirement, Swedish Egil Ellis, the greatest sprint musher of all time, takes one last stab at the World Championships.
In this era of big-budget skate videos, Strobeck's lo-fi contributions are a breath of fresh air.
After Chelsea fans abused a black guy on the Paris Metro, the club needs to face up to the fact that it's been attracting racists from across Britain for years.
The secret duels, conducted by a small number of university fraternities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, are all that remain of a once widespread practice called Mensur.
For decades, one of basketball's most beloved techniques has been under assault by ardent old-schoolers who want the dunk dead and buried.
"When you come home, it's like you've been to the moon because there's no point in telling anybody. They don't understand."
Alexander Gustafsson VS. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson at the first international UFC on FOX event.