Meet the boxing coach who inspired Cutty from The Wire.
For a number of young players released from their contracts, selling large quantities of cocaine seems like the easiest way to maintain the lifestyle they once enjoyed.
The Palestinian Football Association is asking FIFA to suspend Israel, but Israel argues that Palestine is just playing politics. Either way, a vote is looming.
The Greek Freak hosted an impromptu street match that was attended by about half the teenagers of Athens.
Missoula prides itself on being unlike any other place, in Montana or anywhere else. But in wrestling with its sexual assault problem, it faces a familiar struggle.
Vic Jacobs is the weirdest and possibly wisest voice in American sports talk radio. Rest assured that he is always feelin' you.
With more avenues than ever for athletes to make money and secure sponsorships, it's no surprise that the X Games has turned to Metallica to attract new viewers this summer.
The old-school rules of baseball are badly out of step with modern society and, unless something changes, baseball will lose what's left of its fan base.
We went there to watch a soccer game between one of Tepito's best known teams and Las Gardenias, a team made up by trans people who live in the barrio.
The 1958 Cuban Grand Prix was marred by tragedy on the track and political maneuverings off it. This is how the most famous driver of the time became embroiled in the country's revolution.
"Now, jumping huge is really hard to describe. There's no sensation like it. I'm driving a 12-foot Scooby Doo truck, and I'm flying through the air. I feel like a superhero in a cartoon."
Before becoming an infamous drug kingpin, Freeway Rick Ross learned his most valuable lessons on the tennis courts of South Central LA.
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.