Former NHL star Theo Fleury battled addiction and overcame abuse. He contemplated suicide, but instead turned to music to help conquer his struggles.
At a ten-hour Daytona-class race on Saturday, Christina Nielsen will be vying to become the first woman to win one of auto racing's most coveted trophies.
Ex-pitcher Dirk Hayhurst explains how pro baseball, from the minor leagues on up, tries to make Latino players conform to white American values.
Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier's last fight is considered to be one of the most terrible and fascinating spectacles in boxing history.
Skaters everywhere want to be Fancy Lads and men and women alike want to bed down with the good-time guys from Bean Town.
A federal appeals court upheld the O'Bannon decision, but overturned its provision allowing athlete payment via deferred trust funds. What does this mean for the ongoing fight over NCAA amateurism?
Mitch Mortaza has built a sleazy stunt—the Lingerie Bowl—into a viable sports league, but at what cost?
There's nothing all that complicated about Jonathan Papelbon choking out Bryce Harper. But it's no surprise in a game governed by contradictory unwritten rules.
Peyton Manning is in the twilight of a Hall of Fame career, although we don't know how close he is to the end just yet. We're still trying to figure him out.
The state of physical fitness for juvenile offenders is "God awful," but advocates—and some states—are trying to change that.
After spending 26 and a half years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, boxer Dewey Bozella has lots of post incarceration plans.
How can you not love a backyard-style wrestling competition with stars like "The Stinker," "Helga Hysteria," and "Doughnut Messaround"?
VICE Sports meets the architects of MLB Statcast, a new initiative to change the way we watch baseball on TV and give overlooked talent a second change to stick in the Major Leagues.
Prison View Golf Course, at Louisiana State Prison in Angola, is maintained by prisoners, open to the public, and every bit as strange and unsettling as it sounds.
We talked to a 12-year-old fighter in southern Thailand who was accosted by a group of adult gamblers after losing a fight.
In these letters, written in June and recently declassified by the government, Muhammed Rahim covers everything from LeBron (again) and the Ashley Madison hack to his capture and detention.
Chad Moye was homeless and high on Oxy when he entered prison in 2012, but running has kept him clean for more than three years.
Yogi Berra, a great baseball player and personality, passed away at the age of 90.
Handball can be found in nearly every jail and prison in America, and for the inmates who play it, it's more than just a sport.
The Omaha Talons basketball program is helping Omaha's Sudanese refugee kids assimilate into the public school system.
Prison life is boring. Inmates need games and gambling to pass the time.
Gheeda Chamsaddine was born in Saudi Arabia and reborn in Dubai Pro Wrestling as Joelle Hunter. Now she's wrestling chauvinistic opponents, and winning.
Some Americans are desperately afraid of their own penises.
Joe DeLamielleure played in the game's roughest era and is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So why is he receiving a pension that's below the poverty line?