Jackie Robinson played alongside a pair of former Negro League pitchers in the Brooklyn Dodgers farm system, but the team—and baseball—never really gave them a chance.
Gilbert Crockett's new company Mother aims to revive a simpler time in skateboarding, when companies cared about the quality of art and design as well as the dollars.
Julius Hirsch won soccer championships before he was murdered by his own country. Today, he's become a symbol for tolerance.
Photographer Jen Davis goes behind the scenes at the 2015 Ms. International competition.
Doping in amateur cycling is "endemic," but the problem doesn't stop there and it could spread far and wide if nothing is done to stop it.
Paying tribute to the former cricketer and commentator who has died, aged 84 – a voice of infinite wisdom and the sound of endless summers.
On the eve of an unprecedented move to appoint security guards to control crowd violence at junior games in Sydney's west, Penrith referees president, Phil Haines, is not convinced the change will be enough.
The Israel-Palestine conflict has crossed over into soccer before, but now both sides are taking their grievances to FIFA. This will not go well.
With Van Halen back in the spotlight thanks to their new live album and forthcoming tour, we take a look at what makes Diamond Dave's kicks, splits, and mic stand-wiedling samurai skills so special.
Extremus is the brainchild of two friends with a shared love for concocting the most intense physical challenges possible. What possesses people to do this?
It's a gift (to rich people) that keeps on taking (from taxpayers), and there's nothing anyone can do about it.
There was a loud crack, then the room fell silent. I tried to pull my arm back into my lap, but it was moving in ways an arm is not supposed to move.
Fans should not hate players for seeking the best contract possible, so why do they? We got experts to speak out on this bizarre sports paradox.
Mallakhamb is an ancient and insanely athletic version of yoga practiced atop wooden poles and suspended from hanging silks.
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?
From March Madness to bowl games, big-time college sports are awash in public subsidies and tax breaks. Why are taxpayers helping to foot the bill?
VICE Sports sat down with the real-life action hero to talk about his experience climbing the world's most famous waterfall, how climate change is threatening his sport, and how he plans to use his skills to help researchers get some answers.
ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell doesn't think college athletes deserve to be paid, so we got an economist to explain why he's dead wrong.
The jiu-jitsu champion is "all business" on the mat, but at home she's just a little girl who likes to play Minecraft.
The death of an expensive and ineffective high school steroid testing program in Texas is just the latest such program to fail in spectacular fashion.
Lester Rodney dared to write about sports from a communist perspective during the red scare. This got him the ire of none other than J. Edgar Hoover.
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.
As the most popular obstacle course race, Tough Mudder is always looking to push the limits of endurance and taste. Have they finally gone too far?
Earlier this month the government in Victoria, Australia, lifted its ban on mixed-martial-arts cage fighting. We went along to see what all the fuss was about.