Skateistan has opened its latest chapter in Johannesburg, hoping to provide an escape for young South Africans, especially girls, in a city and a country with the highest rates of murder and domestic violence in the world.
The first recorded goat kidnapping was in 1953. The animal was the property of the United States Naval Academy, the perpetrators were from West Point, and a football tradition was born.
The lifelong conservationist was involved in a kayaking accident in Chile. He was 72 years old.
NBA fans like to believe that some coaches are significantly better than others at drawing up after-timeout plays during huddles. Evidence suggests otherwise.
As isolated incidents, the multiple allegations involving NFL players accused of sexual assault and domestic violence are deeply disturbing; as part of a pattern, they reveal a dangerous disregard for women.
With a looming shot at the MLS Cup, Kei sat down at our Brooklyn bar to determine the long road he's travelled to get to this point.
Comparisons between American football and Roman gladiator games are common. Do historians think they're apt?
The recent rash of doping scandals in the running world may lead organizations to take more proactive anti-doping measures and protect themselves (and their wallets) from the fallout.
Is Kobe Bryant the next great poet? We asked a Brown professor and National Book Award finalist C.D. Wright to evaluate his farewell letter.
I'll give you one guess.
For the season finale of Epicly Later'd, we flew to Stockholm, Sweden, to spend some time with Ali Boulala and talk to him about the drunk driving accident that killed his best friend and left him in a coma.
Esteban De Jesús was once considered Puerto Rico's best fighters. But drug addiction, which led to his AIDS related death, curtailed his career.
Part one of the Epicly Later'd season finale about the former pro skater whose tragic drunk driving accident changed his life forever.
Supremely self-confident to a fault, Kobe Bryant worked and willed himself to basketball greatness. Now he has to figure out how to quit the game that defines him.
On November 20, 1985, The Wrestling Album entered the Billboard Top 100. It remains one of the most bizarre, eclectic, and enduring legacies of wrestling's mainstream popularity.
To see Bond on the slopes or the baccarat table is to see a man who can see to his own desires. His creator, Ian Fleming, wanted it that way.
Richie McCaw took the All Blacks from perennial World Cup chokers to ruthless rugby machine.
Though they hit their primes decades apart, Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson remain the two most popular names in boxing. We take a look at the ins and outs of the hypothetical match up to end them all.
There is a Buddhist Temple on Broadway and it's home to a Shaolin warrior monk.
A few years ago, for a stretch of 25 memorable games, Jeremy Lin was unstoppable. Since then, he's become a NBA punchline. Now, in Charlotte, he's playing like himself again.
Up to 1 million people in the UK are using illegal steroids—could that be related to muscle dysmorphia, a.k.a. "bigorexia"?
Drifters and dreamers often end up at the Future Stars of Wrestling school, near the McCarron Airport in Las Vegas.
All Blacks superstar Jonah Lomu died Wednesday morning from kidney problems. He was 40.
Australian wrestling companies are shutting down bouts between men and women due to a growing number of complaints.