Jeff Blake was a star quarterback in the NFL and he says that ball deflation is both commonplace and a distraction from the NFL's real problems.
The Milwaukee Brewers' rapid hiring of Craig Counsell raises a fresh round of questions about diversity in MLB and why it remains an unsolved problem.
Vance Garrett and Francisco Liuzzi of Velvet Gloves Gentleman's Boxing are fighting to bring full-contact sports and the LGBT community closer together.
Managing a pro sports team's Twitter account is a catch-22 that goes deeper than many realize. Here's a peek inside the lives of the people behind the tweets.
At ROOTS, you can learn how to make a longbow the way our premodern ancestors did—but can you learn how to live?
After the devastating earthquake in Nepal, one-fifth of the country's helicopters were used to rescue climbers on Mount Everest. Could those resources have been better used?
One man's quest to find a place to watch a boxing match and make some pretty depressing conclusions about humanity in the process.
A weekend in Las Vegas turns extra surreal thanks to the biggest fight ever and some unexpected guest appearances from boxing's vaudevillian underbelly.
VICE reports from Las Vegas as the "Fight of the Century" draws near.
A group of Baltimore roller skaters joined the Freddie Gray protests in an attempt to keep the demonstrations peaceful.
The NCAA says it wants to foster the education of its student-athletes, so why is there a push to punish student-athletes who graduate early?
Dylan has been writing about boxing since the 60s and he's been boxing for even longer than that. We take a look at the music icon's special relationship with the sweet science.
The ongoing controversy over Indonesia's top soccer league is like Game of Thrones mixed with geopolitics and Southeast Asian history.
Sports organizations and teams risk alienating their own fanbases to the point where they become targets of social disobedience.
The Fight of the Century is upon us and the boxing press is running wild. We cut through the hype and look at the tactics and habits of both men.
Damyean Dotson got booted from the University of Oregon after being accused of rape. Here's how he ended up on the University of Houston's basketball team.
Former college football superstar Lawrence Phillips stands accused of a prison murder. It's the latest bit of legacy for the 1995 Cornhuskeres, the team no one could stop.
In 1989, two unremarkable teams played a remarkable game. This is the story of one of the highest-scoring games in NBA history, told by those who played in and witnessed it.
The short-list of 2022 Winter Olympics host cities may not be able to handle the games. Soon, it may be next to impossible to find a city that can.
Drugs, sex, domestic violence, gay players: Playmakers had it all, which is why the NFL wanted it gone.
There has always been a debate over the last two minutes of NBA games—too exciting or too dull, too slow or too fast. It hasn't always been a great conversation.
I decided to try CrossFit, because it seemed frightening and intense, which is the opposite of my life.
In a city that is unforgiving to people with disabilities, the members of Guerreros Aztecas make the best of a hard life.
What Fenway Park's infamous $29 lobster roll taught me about the commoditization of tragedy.