Duggar Baucom—a late-blooming ex-cop with a pacemaker—was always an unlikely story. After somehow making VMI a winner, he's taking on the worst job in college hoops.
Even if you're suffering from Rousey-related exhaustion, this piece of news has the potential to make the sport safer for athletes and more interesting for fans.
VICE Sports caught up with the director of the new film about Jesse Owens's iconic run at the 1936 Olympics, a spirited reminder of the political, financial, and social elements entangled in sports.
For Cobresal, the past year has been sensational: a soccer team that had never won a title became the Chilean national champion, only to be broken apart after its home city was wiped out by natural disaster.
This year, Hampton University became the first historically black university to field a men's lacrosse team in 35 years.
A lawsuit brought by former Clemson football player Martin Jenkins threatens to blow up college sports amateurism, and the NCAA's best defense is that cash and education don't mix.
Former Portland Trail Blazer Clifford Robinson, once known as Uncle Cliffy, is venturing into the world of legal cannabis.
If you want to understand why professional tennis is vulnerable to corruption and match-fixing, spend some time with the sport's underpaid minor leaguers.
A lawsuit filed this week against the University of Tennessee alleges that the university had known about "(and itself created) a long-standing, severely hostile sexual environment of rape by male athletes (particularly football players)."
Joe Fulks is a member of the group of basketball players who pioneered the jump shot, but his life story puts him in a category of his own: he's the only Hall of Fame player—in Springfield, Canton, or Cooperstown—to have been murdered.
What do you get when you buy a $15,000 ticket to Super Bowl 50? Lobster, the opportunity to be an arbitrage victim, moderate buyer's remorse, and a long walk home.
"Will Cam find a hole and slide it in the crease? Or will he have to stretch to get it in? Will he get it off in time?"
The inimitable television analyst and basketball legend talks UCLA, injuries, John Wooden, broadcasting, overcoming a severe stutter and debilitating back pain, and his son Luke coaching the Golden State Warriors.
A recent lawsuit filed against the makers of the NBA2K video game series asks a question yet to be answered.
The Super Bowl is over, and with it Super Bowl City's brief, branded invasion of San Francisco. Things will be back to normal soon enough, but that's not the end.
Samuel Deguara is 7'5", 310 pounds, 24 years old, and looking for work. He's still trying to find his place in a changing, globalized basketball marketplace.
Relive every turnover, several important incompletions, many of Jim Nantz's attempts at contextualization, and all the other thrills of Super Bowl 50—through art.
All without saying the names of the players, teams, or the event itself, for legal reasons.
Eddie runs a betting pool, also known as a "ticket," in federal prison, and says he's made about $7,000 in less than a year.
Police in Greenville, North Carolina, announced news of the 41-year-old BMX rider's death Thursday.
The Holy Zion Center of Deliverance church played an integral part in Cam Newton's upbringing. We visited the church, where Cam's father Cecil Newton was a reluctant host.
This Sunday, America will come to a standstill as Super Bowl fever grips the nation. But how do British fans experience this intense festival of Americana?
With the Rio de Janeiro Olympics fast approaching, many capoeira devotees believe their sport, and the Afro-Brazilian heritage it represents, deserves an even bigger audience.
The story of why a man who technically does not exist at his alma mater, at least according to the NCAA, somehow remains a lure and a legend unlike any other.