The Minnesota Timberwolves recently joined the New York Yankees in requiring a phone app ticket system that puts a price floor on resales. Fans have responded with a lawsuit. If this is the future, who actually benefits?
Going into his fourth Olympic Games, Michael Phelps makes peace with the water, with the limelight, and with his desire to break the spirits of his younger rivals.
Stevie Williams isn't just one of the greatest skateboarders of all time, he's the successful entrepreneur behind Dirty Ghetto Kids and a host of other ventures—but it wasn't always that way.
Japan is pushing to get baseball back in the Olympics by 2020—but the effort is about more than just one tournament. The sport's global infrastructure could hang in the balance.
Much like Saint Trinian's and Saudi Arabia, my school didn't offer 'male' sports to girls. So, when I took up soccer in my twenties, I wasn't exactly playing a fair game.
As Chinese enrollment booms, American colleges and universities are using Mandarin football and basketball broadcasts to attract international students.
After Marquise Goodwin flamed out at the 2012 Olympics, he became a rising football star. Now he's balancing his NFL day job with another quest for Olympic Gold.
A century of industry and mismanagement has turned the Guanabara Bay from natural paradise to industrial wasteland. Now its pollution may pose a threat to the 2016 Olympic Games.
NCAA pressure led the University of North Dakota to drop its Native American sports team nickname and logo, but federal trademark law has forced to school to make and sell Fighting Sioux goods. The situation is awkward.
While retired basketball legends like Oscar Robertson grumble that Steph Curry wouldn't last in the rough 'n' tumble NBA past, the sweet-shooting Golden State guard is redefining the game's spatial limits.
In the midst of her comeback blitz, we sat down for an exclusive chat with Ronda Rousey about her starring role in the new UFC 2 video game, her aspirations outside the Octagon, and who she's backing for President.
Twenty-four karat gold hoops, Swaroski crystals—the whole nine yards.
Reeling from years of corruption, CONCACAF must regroup and rebuild trust as it heads into a new FIFA presidency.
"I didn't want it be a design column that happened to be about sports. I wanted it to be a sports column that happened to be about design. I wanted to create a new sports beat." With Uni Watch, that's exactly what he did.
The annual Wat Santai Festival features high-level male fighters, but it's the women who take home the cash bonuses.
Dib Akil says that after he collapsed from extreme pain after a training session, paramedics were rude to him and his family and made racist remarks they thought he couldn't understand.
Daytona has a culture—or, really, several different concentric cultures—of its own. But it's also part of the broader world we live in, and is becoming more so.
Duggar Baucom—a late-blooming ex-cop with a pacemaker—was always an unlikely story. After somehow making VMI a winner, he's taking on the worst job in college hoops.
Even if you're suffering from Rousey-related exhaustion, this piece of news has the potential to make the sport safer for athletes and more interesting for fans.
VICE Sports caught up with the director of the new film about Jesse Owens's iconic run at the 1936 Olympics, a spirited reminder of the political, financial, and social elements entangled in sports.
For Cobresal, the past year has been sensational: a soccer team that had never won a title became the Chilean national champion, only to be broken apart after its home city was wiped out by natural disaster.
This year, Hampton University became the first historically black university to field a men's lacrosse team in 35 years.
A lawsuit brought by former Clemson football player Martin Jenkins threatens to blow up college sports amateurism, and the NCAA's best defense is that cash and education don't mix.
Former Portland Trail Blazer Clifford Robinson, once known as Uncle Cliffy, is venturing into the world of legal cannabis.