Graham Betchart built a career as a "mental skills" coach for top NBA draft prospects like Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns. Now he's trying to build a brand.
After more than 50 years of losing, LeBron James finally made us winners. So it was only right that we honor him and the Cleveland Cavaliers with a parade fit for a King.
Tonight on VICE World of Sports we talk to kids living on a reservation in South Dakota to find out how the sport has given them hope.
There are an infinite number of ways for teams to make fans unhappy. So why is it that coaches and managers have evolved into the designated blame-catchers?
By losing the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the regular season record-setting Golden State Warriors also lost their claim to arguably the best NBA single-season of all-time. Or did they?
Since returning to Cleveland, LeBron James has largely failed to mesh with his hand-picked teammates. Then, when it mattered most, he made that all irrelevant.
VICE profiles Nina Cranstoun, one of the only female boxing promoters in the UK.
Last year, LeBron James willed an undermanned Cavs team to two wins. This year, he helped his team past a historically great opponent. This is how history happens.
The Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Which of the whole Russian doping mess.
"The screws resent being here as much as we do. If there's a big game on, they want to watch the full ninety minutes uninterrupted. They've locked down wings for that reason, the twats."
Not only should the IOC allow the Russians to compete—it should consider them a godsend.
In just three days, the Mediterranean city saw the best and worst of what soccer has to offer.
Title IX has changed the face of college sports. But a VICE Sports analysis suggests that many big-time NCAA schools aren't fully complying with a gender equity law that the federal government is failing to vigorously enforce.
VICE Sports was in Marseille last weekend to witness the violent clashes between soccer fans, hooligans, and local police. This is what we saw.
Weirdly, throwing loads of teargas around doesn't calm things down.
As Iceland takes part in its first major tournament, VICE Sports takes an inside look at how its two managers put together its greatest ever team.
The Space Out Competition, held in South Korea every year, is a contest to see who can stare off into space the longest without losing focus or dozing off.
Even by the runaway standards of the tech-boom Bay, tickets for the NBA Finals are hilariously expensive. Our resident masochist paid up for a seat at Oracle Arena, and got what he paid for.
Stories of randy golfers, drunken parties, and general debauchery from some of America's finest private golf courses.
Muhammad Ali was the inspiration for artists around the world. Several of them talk to us about their pieces.
When he rhymed, we rhymed too, believing that we could spit homespun verse to proclaim our majesty. We too could "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee." We too could "rumble, young man, rumble." We too could say that we "shook up the world."
Since it's unsanctioned and not entirely legal, the Midnight Half can't close streets to traffic and set up a course—but that's part of the fun.
Jimmy Goldstein has been to every NBA Finals game for the past 40 years. He's a style icon. He's also a mobile home park mogul with a long history of litigation.
For my father and many others, it wasn't what Ali did in the ring that made him the Greatest of All Time—it was the decision to convert to Islam.