In the mid-70s, when Michigan established varsity women's teams, the men then in charge of athletics pitched a fit over the idea that women should earn the same awards as male athletes. Sheryl Szady, for one, refused to accept the slight.
25 years ago, the NFL and Marvel Comics partnered to create NFL SuperPro, one of the lamest comic book heroes ever. There will never be another, and that's a drag.
Led by a Romany manager, and predominantly made up of Romany players, FC Roma Decin are subjected to a vicious onslaught of insults and racial slurs on an almost weekly basis. Assuming the opposition turns up, that is.
In this episode of VICE's Autobiographies, the Sacramento Kings player talks about the decision to leave his small hometown in rural Kansas in order to pursue a career in the NBA.
And after its World Cup game against Canada on Tuesday night, it will be time to pull the plug.
Wounded soldiers compete against one another in the Warrior Games, the military's version of the Paralympics.
In a blog post last year, one woman accused Steven Mitchell, a living legend in the swing-dancing world, of using his position to prey on women; soon more victims came forward. The allegations shook the community, but have they changed anything?
Among many other things, former wrestler Bill Goldberg talks about whether he will return to the ring, what he thinks of Donald Trump and what it was like to be on Celebrity Apprentice.
The athletic organization will move soccer, golf, lacrosse, and March Madness games out of the state because its current bathroom legislation doesn't "promote an inclusive atmosphere."
Wade Davis II and others speak to the reasons why so many female pro athletes have made that leap, and why no male athletes have followed.
After everything he put himself and his family through in the past two and a half years, the idea that Henderson, at age 30, would even be back in the NFL, let alone as a starter, seemed fantastical.
Since 2013, investigative journalist Jessica Luther has documented rape cases in college football. She spoke to us about her new book, which tackles football's prominent rape culture and what the sport needs to do to end it.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has slammed the IPC's ruling as "outside the bounds of law, morality, and humanity."
I don't regret growing up as an athlete. But not everything about sports is healthy, and for me, as a transgender woman, the locker room was toxic.
A potential class action lawsuit filed against Pop Warner, USA Football, and NOCSAE over brain damage and CTE could help redefine how society views tackle football for children.
At the center of a deeply stupid media firestorm is a simple and fairly powerful act.
We caught up with the longtime pro to talk about why race plays no part in skateboarding and how he's stayed so happy for so long.
The 49ers quarterback took a knee Thursday night alongside a former Green Beret and ex-long snapper Nate Boyer.
We talked to Gina Prince-Bythewood, the writer and director of Love & Basketball about her movie's impact, women in sports movies, and seeing the WNBA in its 20th season.
As it turns out, security was just one illusion amidst a day dedicated to optics.
The Dodgers announcer starts with preparation—and a little help from two longtime partners in the booth.
When it comes to leveling the playing field between gay and straight wrestlers and their characters, there's a lot to grapple with.
It's been a year and a half since the 27-year-old left the Milwaukee Bucks. The idea of Larry Sanders again playing in the NBA lingers—but if it happens, it will be on his terms.
Anecdotal evidence paints a picture of mountaineers doping their way to successful summits, sometimes with dangerous drugs. How serious and widespread is the actual problem?