Jonathan Nicola, who hails from South Sudan, has been posing as a 17-year-old basketball prodigy for the past six months and living with his coach.
Then Noisey explains why Lil Yachty is the new rapper to watch, and VICE Sports introduces us to the Mandarin sports commentators at the University of Illinois.
BEEF JAMS follows a team of basketball-playing truckers and their all-American, anthropomorphic cheeseburger mascot named Phylo.
Then Collectively visits a music venue refurbished with with sustainable materials and VICE Sports explains why Duggar Baucom took a job coaching the worst college basketball team in history.
Then we hear about the cross-cultural street art festival POW! WOW! and the journey Malta's tallest man took to the NBA.
When Iranian pro basketball player Behdad Sami busted his shin in 2011, he chased another unlikely dream: to release his own video game.
In this VICE Sports exclusive we hung out with Olympic silver-medalist Tim Morehouse as he introduced kids at his old elementary school to his favorite sport.
LeBron James gave it everything he had, but ultimately Cleveland lost out on a championship... again. I roamed the streets to see how fans were holding up.
The Greek Freak hosted an impromptu street match that was attended by about half the teenagers of Athens.
The melting Antarctic ice sheet, China's 18-year-old basketball phenomenon, a drug that could stop the AIDS epidemic, and more.
Tensions are high between the "Hermit Kingdom" and the United States at the moment, but in 2013 our HBO show went inside the country with Dennis Rodman and the Harlem Globetrotters.
For her most recent series, No Slam Dunks, the photographer is shooting her two favorite things: her pals and empty public spaces.
The van is parked in front of strip clubs, cul-de-sacs, and in alleyways—two bands face off until a champion emerges or the cops break it up. Or until the game dissolves into a drunken roman candle fight.
After the sun sets and parents tuck their kids into bed, the neighborhood houses wake up and come out to play.
LeBron, Shaquille, Kobe, McHale—all your favorite NBA stars sucking slimy alien cocks.
For years, I willingly did the economics homework for a number of student athletes. To this day, I don't regret it. Helping them cheat doesn't seem any more unethical than forcing them to learn about how "great" capitalism is in the first place.
Prosanta Chakrabarty took me on a surprisingly thrilling journey through what he calls the fish's "lifestyle," touching on why it's blind, and why it poops sperm into its mouth. Then he burned me for having a small dick.
We talked to several South Sudanese–American artists about how they went from refugee camps in Africa to runway shows and Kanye West videos in Manhattan. Throughout this week, we're publishing their stories.
His Airness confessed to being prejudiced against white people in his new book. He recounts a story where a girl called him the "N-word" and threw a soda at him, which lead him to hate all white people when he was in high school.
As if his year couldn't get any worse, Donald Sterling has also been banned from the Bunny Ranch, a famous house of legal prostitution near Carson City, Nevada. No tears for Caesar.
Sometimes I'm surprised Blake Griffin has time to play professional basketball. In just about every other ad throughout every break, there he is, dressed up in a red suit trying to sell you a car made by a company whose name sounds like it should be selli…
The City of Los Angeles banded together last night to tell Clippers owner Donald Sterling to kiss its collective ass.
Alex Owumi is an American ball player who was recruited by Al-Nasr, a team owned by the Gaddafi family. He enjoyed a few months as the team's point guard before the revolution broke out in February of 2011.
March Madness has a way of bringing out every coach's most virulent "I am not fucking around" tics. The result is a rainbow of dad rage, from Tom Crean's anguished ham to Roy Williams's pooping squat.