In a country with stringent gender norms, women are discouraged from playing sports and even Olympic-level female athletes are expected to retire when they become mothers.
Paying tribute to the former cricketer and commentator who has died, aged 84 – a voice of infinite wisdom and the sound of endless summers.
In my search for a date, I had only two requirements: Do you enjoy wrestling enough to watch it for hours with a strange woman? Do you have a pulse?
The jiu-jitsu champion is "all business" on the mat, but at home she's just a little girl who likes to play Minecraft.
It's a bit like Fight Club, only in an actual ring surrounded by thousands of people also trying to punch each other in the face.
In the final part of "eSports," we join 40,000 screaming fans at the League of Legends world final—the highest-attended eSports match in history.
He is the bastard child of Rocky Graziano, Paul Sykes, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Tyler, The Creator: uncompromising, uncontrollable, and utterly compelling.
I started boxing as an over-privileged, over-parented Jewish kid from the Philly suburbs, but I found something real inside the ring.
"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."
Boston residents celebrated the Patriots' victory with a good old-fashioned wank sesh.
The game is just one day, but sometimes what happens in that TV room can affect your prison reputation for years.
After years on top, WWE feels more repetitive and stale than it has for decades.
Imagine a team combat sport where ten men climb into a ring and beat the living shit out of each other for as long as it takes until only one of them is left standing. How can America not love that?
If the 22-year-old found in a trash bin Sunday had chronic traumatic encephalopath (CTE), football oligarchs are in trouble.
I don't think that Jews are moneychangers or that slurs for Chinese people are OK, but a rich guy with my name apparently does.
Greyson is more than just a skater, he's the fourth generation of a bloodline that has produced some of the most influential surfers ever.
I wrestled boys. I wrestled girls. I wrestled anything, and everything, remotely within my weight class. I failed every time.
He's a World Cup winner and a cult hero from his time at Chelsea. Now Frank Leboeuf is trying his hand at acting, and he's actually pretty good.
It's always interesting to see what skaters do after their time is up in professional skating. We tracked down Chocolate alumni everywhere from weed dispensaries to auto body shops to real estate firms.
Ben McNutt is a Baltimore-based artist who is engaged in an intensive study of wrestling and the queer aesthetic.
Almost nothing is as addictive, apparently, as a video game that allows you to pretend that you are in charge of a soccer team.
Boxing, speed garage, racial tensions, and the collapse of the industrial heartlands—for a few years in the late 90s, all that and more was wrapped up in one of the most dazzling assholes on earth.
After last week's heavy episode, it's time to relax and watch part three, where we cover Kenny Anderson's rise from a reluctantly sponsored Vegas local to "your favorite skater's favorite skater."
Every first Friday of the month, wrestlers come to Oakland, California, from all over the West Coast to brawl for a raucous 21-and-over crowd.