All the Heroes and Villains of the 2019 Women's World Cup

Big up Megan Rapinoe. Big up Sari van Veenendaal. Once again, fuck VAR.


Photos of Russian Hooligans at the Scene's Bloodiest Peak

"You no longer see these beautiful moments where 100 guys beat the shit out of each other."


Someone in China Just Spent $1.4 Million on a Pigeon

This beats the previous record price set for a pigeon, and reminds us all that the world is stupid.


‘Creed II’ Is Great Because It’s Yet Another ‘Rocky’ Remake

The film delivers because of—not in spite of—the well-worn formula.


7 Secrets of a Competitive Eating Champ

Sanket Sankpal, who has been wolfing down a load of food for his YouTube channel, lets us in on the method behind the madness.


The Incredible Story of the Greatest Footballer to Never Play Football

For 20 years, Carlos "Kaiser" Henrique was signed to some of the best soccer teams in the world without ever actually playing for any of them.


The Sad Magic of English Football Commentary

The death of the beloved Peter Brackley was a reminder of what a fixture commentators are in the lives of every football fan.


Lance Armstrong Wants You to Forgive and Forget. Again.

Five years after his Oprah confession, Armstrong is proving, one podcast at a time, that we'll forgive anyone.


An Ex-Pro Soccer Player Explains How Easy It Is to Dope

"I was only tested once throughout my entire career, while some players I knew were never tested at all."


All the Weird Stuff to Watch Out for This World Cup

Let's play World Cup bingo.


I Tried Naked Yoga and Got Acquainted with My Body

Our mats on the floor were laid out in a semicircle. For obvious reasons, you don't want to sit behind someone when you're doing yoga in the nude.


The Ramshackle Goals We Make to Play Soccer

A roofer by trade, Liverpool-based photographer Michael Kirkham has spent the last two years travelling through some of the most deprived areas of the country in search of makeshift goals.