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?
Dogtown and Zephyr may have sparked the skate scene in Venice Beach, but it was the unruly Venice locals, headed by Jesse Martinez, who doused it in gasoline to see how high the flames would go.
"I honestly believe that most companies think women's skateboarding isn't interesting enough, even though that's definitely not true."
South Sudan has been in near-constant turmoil since its inception, but one thing that brings people of warring tribes together is wrestling.
Kenyan athletes have been stranded in Rio since the end of the Games, with Team Kenya allegedly waiting for "a cheap flight" before bringing them home.
"We have to show the city is bigger than Zika. We can't let the bad news win."
The US women weren't in many close games, but they made their run to gold exciting anyway.
Like the other Olympics before them, Rio 2016 proved that the IOC is blithely indifferent to the waste, corruption, and human wreckage the Games leave in their wake.
Our writer watched the men's soccer gold medal match in a neighborhood in Rio, where three older women talked to him about Brazilian pride, love, and life.
Helen Maroulis' parents almost made her give up wrestling because they didn't think there was any future in it. Now she's an Olympic gold medal winner.
Shakur Stevenson, who is aiming to become the first men's boxing US Olympic gold medalist since 2004, has caught the attention of Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The whole Lochte saga started because the police investigated a robbery—something that, for millions of Cariocas, is nearly unheard of in Rio.
Has growing female participation in the Olympics from countries like Saudi Arabia and Brunei had a meaningful impact at home, or it is just a gesture for a global audience?
On this episode of Daily VICE the three-time Olympic swimmer takes a break from practice to answer some trivia.
The NCAA fights tooth and nail to make sure football and men's basketball players don't get paid. It also allows campus Olympic sport athletes to keep medal bonuses. Wait, what?
Answering the age-old question of which is more impressive: superhuman speed, or superhuman Rubik's Cubing
Local animal control officials are receiving funds from the Rio Olympics to help capture and humanely take care of stray dogs and cats in the city.
Rio didn't need a new golf course, and most people didn't want one. A billionaire developer worked with the city to build the Olympic Golf Course on protected land anyway.
Two-time Olympian Cullen Jones knows a little bit about making history at the Games—and also about being a trailblazing African American swimmer in an overwhelmingly white sport.