• Clyde's Corner: Skateboarding Rules

    I was kinda stumped on what to write this week. Truth be told, I had my head in these books pretty tough the last few weeks and wanted nothing to do with words, whatsoever. I did finish this semester with an A and a B for all you smarty-art ass cats out there actually dumb enough…

  • Fantasy Football Draft Prep, Part III - Fake Everything Else

    Even though no one who’s paid to know fantasy football can actually predict anything, VICE researches and predicts--sort of--which wide receivers don't suck and which are, like, torturous, and whether you should even pay attention to tight ends, defenses, and kickers.

  • Fantasy Football Draft Prep, Part 2 - Fake Running Backs

    Even though no one who’s paid to know fantasy football can actually predict anything, VICE takes a look and predicts—sort of—which running backs are the best and which ones truly suck so you can fake own them for your fake team and potentially make very little money in like six m…

  • Fightland

    Rising Up, Rising Down in MMA

    MMA fighters can be on top of the world one minute and in purgatory the next. One bad run can send you to the regional circuit, condemned to toil in feeder promotions like the Titan Fighting Championship, where young fighters learn their trade, middling fighters ply their trade,

  • Wide World of Balls

    Fortune Favors the Bolt

    Women's soccer overtakes the Olympics and almost gets ruined by referee-beef, terrible preseason football ruins Twitter, Stephen Strasburg's innings ruins mid-Atlantic baseball, and more from this past week in sports. Plus, Dwight Howard is traded and athletes continue being bori…

  • From "Video Days" to Finding Islam, Jordan Richter Has Been Always Been on His Own Trip

    Jordan Richter has been on a nonstop journey since appearing in the Blind Skateboards movie Video Days in 1991. He’s the subject of a recent documentary called Wayward Son about his life in skateboarding and finding Islam, and then returning to skateboarding. It turns out that mo…

  • Dwight Flight - Explaining the Howard Trade

    Dwight Howard has gone to LA. Some stupid people don’t understand exactly what happened, so VICE explains how Dwight Howard went to LA. Not, like, how he got on the plane and who called who, but the other stuff involving basketball, and the future, which is more important, really…

  • The Mercy Rule

    Fs All Around

    If the internet were a person, that person would be unbearable. He—and it would be a he—would, for one thing, be masturbating furiously, constantly. He would give you fake car-insurance rates, and, if you happened to meet him in the last two weeks, he would be complaining about h…

  • Michael Phelps: White Trash Hero

    Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, is a white trash hero. He may also be the first Global Wigger. As we all know, wiggers are the coolest people in the world and can be considered white trash. Unlike most swimmers, Phelps brings the sport to (lower middle cl…

  • The VICE Guide to Sports

    You either give a shit about sports or you don’t, and the delineation between these two types of people is usually pretty clear. As a service to the world and in an attempt to prove that, like laughter, athletics can serve as a universal language, we’ve written a handy guide…

  • Kill the Engine

    Should Skateboarding Be in the Olympics?

    Modern vert and mega ramp are essentially gymnastics on wheels anyway, so why not include them? Oh yeah, that's right… because most pro skateboarders are on drugs.

  • Wide World of Balls - So Phelps Is a Jock

    Selected highlights from last week in balls: Michael Phelps went out in a blaze of glory, the US basketball team came close to getting whupped, Mike Trout is faster than a Slayer record, Missy Franklin did a dumb thing, the Phillies are no good and Warren Sapp is selling his Air

  • A Rose by Any Other Name: Why Ben Johnson Ruined the Olympics

    Hopefully during these Olympics no one with the same name as me will inject horse testosterone directly into their scrotum to win a medal and then lose it, so no shrimpy little kids with common names like Ben Johnson have to put up with a lifetime of mocking steroid abuse accusat…

  • Pure Fun Was the Epitome of 90s Skateboarding Zines

    While most of us were fumbling around with glue sticks for the first time, Larry Ransom was in Lockport, New York, knocking it out of the park with Pure Fun. The zine is exactly what its title promises: Kids from some town fucking around, posing for photos that made it look like