Fighting gamefowl is one of mankind's oldest traditions, but a look inside the world of American cockfighting reveals a culture on the verge of death.
On the verge of retirement, Egil Ellis, the greatest sprint musher of all time, takes one last stab at the world championships.
Tensions between Israel and various Arab nations are spilling over into the world of professional tennis and making for some dangerous situations.
I'm training to annihilate the millennial overlord of digital content at Rolling Stone in a high-stakes game of table tennis.
An inside look at a routine Wednesday evening for Ghanaian super-featherweight champion Abraham Osei-Bonsu.
"Rich conservatives who own a lot of things are also the quickest to crack down on anything that has a hint of danger or violence involved in it."
Some people take the games a little too seriously, and sports figures have long been in the crosshairs of their most crazed fans. The FBI knows this well.
Bryce Charpentier started out an unlikely, California-bred hockey tough guy, but a quiet painkiller addiction led him down a tragic and unbelievable path.
The Elfstedentocht is a grueling, 124-mile ice skating race beloved by the people of Holland. Global warming is already ensuring the tradition's demise.
Dan Edwardes runs a team of parkour experts who are paid to test high-security facilities, some of which they've escaped from in as little as 15 seconds.
He is the bastard child of Rocky Graziano, Paul Sykes, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Tyler, The Creator: uncompromising, uncontrollable, and utterly compelling.
India's most prominent young sprinter is fighting for her career after being suspended due to naturally occurring high testosterone levels.
Time is running out in the remarkable career of the Havana Industriales outfielder, who says he'll most likely retire within two years.
The English soccer star was supposed to bring the sport to Miami, but failed stadium proposals have him neck-deep in the all-elbows world of Miami politics.
Breast implants have become a vital component to success in many corners of the women's fitness industry, which is ruled by conflicts of interest.
Twenty-five years ago this month, Tyson fell to the mat in front of a silent crowd in Tokyo. No one knew what to make of the moment. Amid the stories of love, loss, abuse, and betrayal, Mike Tyson's ring career lived and died by his opponent's jab.
MLS's frank assessment of league players is dictating its stance during CBA negotiations, which has led to an impasse in talks.
Driving a NASCAR pace car is supposed to be chill, but the reality is that it involves crashes, stolen cars, and a hypnotist.
After Chelsea fans abused a black man on the Paris Metro, the club needs to face up to the fact that it's been attracting racists from from across Britain for years.
What would you do if you had one week to live out your dream? A legendary amateur soccer team got to answer that question for themselves.
Two of Birmingham's most legendary skaters talk about the Paradise Forum, which has been bulldozed to make way for a couple of office buildings.
Almost thirty years after Street Fighter's first World Warrior tournament the world of mixed martial arts is finally catching up. We recount the techniques and moments that jumped right out of the game and into the Octagon.
The secret duels, conducted by a small number of university fraternities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, are all that remain of a once widespread practice called Mensur.
An all-female promotion in Thailand is doing its best to appeal to a wide range of male and female fight fans, even if it means instituting a rule that the women must fight with makeup.