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There's a Lie at the Heart of Nike's New Kaepernick Ad

The tagline should be: "Believe in something. Even when the billionaires who control your fate take your dream away."
Harry Cheadle
9.6.18
Film

From ‘25th Hour’ to ‘BlacKkKlansman’: The Man Behind Spike Lee's Music

Troubled by racism, the NFL and police brutality, Terence Blanchard plays on.
Noel Ransome
5.28.18
Music

Three Sad White People Gathered in the Rain to Protest Beyoncé

Anti-Beyoncé protesters were severely outnumbered by anti-anti-Beyoncé protesters, cops, and reporters.
Brian Josephs
2.18.16
sports

Despite the Concussion Crisis, Americans Will Never Stop Watching the NFL

The most popular sport in America leaves its players with brain damage. How much do fans care?
Harry Cheadle
2.8.16
sports

A Prison Bookie Explains How Inmates Gamble on the Super Bowl

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.
Anonymous
2.7.16
The VICE Guide to Finance

I Tried to Get Rich Playing Fantasy Football

I tried to get to the bottom of America's latest gambling craze and wound up losing $50.
Allie Conti
10.15.15
sports

Did George R. R. Martin Sorta Predict the Future of the NFL 40 Years Ago?

The author's 1975 short story "The Last Super Bowl" predicted that simulated games would destroy the league. Instead, simulations made the NFL even bigger.
Nihar Patel
9.10.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Will Smith Take on the NFL in the 'Concussion' Trailer

He's really gunning for that Oscar.
River Donaghey
8.31.15
tech

Can the Pills That Claim to Make You Clever Also Make You Rich?

How a podcast host and a former NFL player, among others, created a market for pills that claim to boost brain function.
Dale Eisinger
8.7.15
sports

Can the University of Massachusetts Amherst Stop Its Students from Rioting Over the Super Bowl?

Administrators have banned guests in dorms on the day of the big game.
Dan Glaun and Alyssa Creamer
1.29.15
Stuff

How Victims Get Trapped in Cycles of Domestic Abuse

Leaving an abusive relationship is much harder than it looks from the outside.
Allegra Ringo
12.18.14
Stuff

2014 Was a Rough Year for Minorities

This was a rough year for minorities. If you're not getting shot at, you're probably being called a name or generally harassed for something you have no control over.
Dave Schilling
12.16.14