VICE Sports Q&A: Valparasio Law Professor Susan Stuart on Hazing
As cases of hazing involving sexual assault between high school athletes continue to make headlines, Valparaiso University law professor Susan P. Stuart talks about why these cases keep happening and the role Title IX has played in their litigation.
VICE Sports Q&A: The Bioethicists Saying Take Tackle Football Out of Schools
Dr. Steven Miles and Dr. Shailendra Prasad recently challenged the American Academy of Pediatrics's stance on youth tackle football in an editorial for the American Journal of Bioethics.
Ohio State Is Taking J.T. Barrett's Summer School Money Because It Can
Why is Ohio State punishing J.T. Barrett for an alleged drunk-driving offense by revoking his summer financial aid? Because big-time college sports are less about education than power.
Major League Baseball
MLB Keeps Its Postseason Thrills from the Millennial Fans It Covets
Major League Baseball's postseason is mostly on pay TV, but that could be costing the sport its future fans: cord-cutting Millennials.
Throwback Thursday: Ben Johnson at the Seoul Olympics, and the Doping Race That Never Ends
Ben Johnson's 100m dash victory and subsequent steroid bust at the 1988 Summer Games was a watershed moment for anti-doping activists, but to what end?
Throwback Thursday: Hideo Nomo Defies The Odds For A Coors Field No-No
In 1996, at hitter-friendly Coors Field, home of the ball-mashing Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Hideo Nomo pitched arguably the most impressive regular season no-hitter ever.
Throwback Thursday: The Red Sox World Series That Almost Wasn't
The roots of the 1919 Black Sox scandal can be found in the 1918 World Series, which saw the Boston Red Sox attempt to strike after baseball owners cut their pay.
Throwback Thursday: The Assassination of Fay Vincent by the Coward American Baseball Owners
When Major League Baseball owners sacked Fay Vincent in 1992, it was a reminder of in whose best interests sports commissioners really work.
Throwback Thursday: Night Baseball Has a Hit
There was no better proof of the concept for night baseball than a 1910 game at White Sox Park, but Major League Baseball wouldn't have its first artifically lit game for 25 more years.
Will E-Sports PED Testing Protect Players, Or Deflect Blame?
E-sports are adopting WADA-style performance-enhancing drug tests. Will they help or hurt professional gamers?
Throwback Thursday: Crushed Testicles And The Birth Of Sports Doping
In 1889, Hall of Fame pitcher Pud Galvin tossed a gem after receiving an injection containing crushed dog and guinea pig testicles, ushering in the era of sports doping.
Throwback Thursday: How The Washington NFL Team Got Its Controversial Nickname
Eighty-three years ago, Washington's current NFL team was born as the Boston Braves. The story behind the franchise's eventual nickname has nothing to do with honor or courage.