The secret duels, conducted by a small number of university fraternities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, are all that remain of a once widespread practice called Mensur.
An all-female promotion in Thailand is doing its best to appeal to a wide range of male and female fight fans, even if it means instituting a rule that the women must fight with makeup.
Riddell dominates the football-helmet industry, and it seems to be doing so with slick advertising reliant on spotty science.
For decades, one of basketball's most beloved techniques has been under assault by ardent old-schoolers who want the dunk dead and buried.
NFL veteran and ESPN commentator Marcellus Wiley discusses his use of Toradol and the renal failure that he suffered as a result.
Not only did the movie offer one of the first truly successful examples of martial arts comedy, but it introduced zui quan, or drunken style kung fu, to the world.
While becoming a rising star in the pro boxing world, Danny Jacobs developed a tumor on his spine and was told he would never box again. Two years and six fights later, we caught up with the athlete before a major fight.
It's no secret that James wants to be seen a certain way, but whether or not he's earned the reputation he seeks is unclear.
I started boxing as an over-privileged, over-parented Jewish kid from the Philly suburbs, but I found something real inside the ring.
Former NFL tight end and writer Nate Jackson talks about when addicted players need to hit the streets for more painkillers since many are not covered by health insurance.
The Phoenix Open draws hundreds of thousands and it's all thanks to an anarchic spirit of fun and booze that flips off golf's boring culture.
In Part 3 of VICE Sports' three-part series, skier Pep Fujas returns to the backcountry to take on new challenges and bring his career back to where it started.
"When you come home, it's like you've been to the moon because there's no point in telling anybody. They don't understand."
Maks Mielżyński got diagnosed with cancer when he was 20 years old and had to have his right hand amputated, but none of that stopped him from racing.
Banishing the worst of soccer's fans from stadiums has been a double-edged sword that Against Modern Football wishes to turn against those ruling the sport.
In Part 2 of VICE Sports' three-part series, Pep Fujas bursts onto the pro scene with a power and tenacity that pushes the limits of freeskiing.
After more than 50 years, Cuba once again honors its baseball immortals thanks to a daring group of baseball historians, journalists, and filmmakers.
No black fighter had ever been allowed to compete for the heavyweight title until Jack Johnson, and he was so controversial that no black fighter got another crack at it for the next 30 years.
Val James was the first black American to play in the NHL. The story of what he went through to get there is heartbreaking.
Michael Beasley might well be too much of a goofball to make it in the NBA, but his first season abroad showed that he could be perfect for China.
Sebastian Vollmer could become the first German to win the Super Bowl. His path to the top was anything but conventional.
The basic idea is to let your car veer around in spirals while you climb outside of it.
The Repton Boxing Club in East London has produced hundreds of champions—and played host to some of Britain's most notorious villains. We met eccentric head coach Tony Burns to find out the club's secret to success.
For the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, the big game is usually marked by debauchery that can resemble a riot, and administrators are taking drastic steps to prevent that from happening again.