David Roth

David Roth is a former VICE Sports staff writer.

nba

What Happened In Vegas: Remembering The Old, Anarchic Summer League

This year's NBA Summer League broke ratings and attendance records. There's something to celebrate in that, but something real and fun has also been lost.
David Roth
7.19.17

Summer League Is Built For Lonzo Ball

The NBA Summer League is something looser, goofier, and decidedly different from the actual NBA. In Vegas, Lonzo Ball fit in perfectly.
David Roth
7.18.17
Chris Christie

Five Thoughts On Chris Christie, On Sports Radio At The End Of The World

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spent the first two days of this week auditioning for a job on New York sports talk radio giant WFAN. Whether he gets it or not, he's earned it.
David Roth
7.11.17
Chris Christie

Chris Christie Gets Called a "Fat Ass" in Sports Radio Audition

The sitting Governor of New Jersey continues to pursue his twin passions of talking loudly about sports and collecting new and hideous indignities.
David Roth
7.10.17
Baseball

Can You Tell Which of These John Sterling Home Run Calls Are Real?

The New York Yankees' legendarily corny radio broadcaster loves to make up signature calls for Yankee home runs. So do we, so we made this quiz.
Sean Newell
David Roth
7.5.17
nba

The Five Bleakest 'NBA Jam' Pairings in the NBA Circa Now

In 1993, an arcade classic turned two-on-two basketball into a goofy, psychedelic dunkfest. In a 2017 reboot, you would still have to include the Orlando Magic, sadly.
David Roth
6.30.17
Baseball

RIP Anthony Young, Who Won a Little Bit and Lost A Lot

During a bleak stretch with the Mets, Anthony Young lost a record 27 consecutive decisions. He didn't deserve it, but he wore it well.
David Roth
6.28.17
college world series

Which Of These College World Series Names Are Real?

A quiz for connoisseurs of College Baseball Names, people that forgot the College World Series was a thing, and everyone else.
David Roth
6.28.17
Short Dogs

Minor League Baseball Gives Us The Corgi Races We Need

Before the West Michigan Whitecaps faced the Lansing Lugnuts, 38 short, wiggly, well-intentioned, generally dopey dogs faced off in a series of races. Thank goodness.
David Roth
6.26.17
Politics

Could Gordon Hayward Tank Danny Ainge's Son's Congressional Campaign?

Tanner Ainge is seeking the Republican nomination in the special election to replace Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz.
David Roth
6.21.17
nba

The NBA Needs Dumb Teams, And The Knicks Are Here To Help

The NBA seems to have figured some important things out about how to build a winning team. With some very important exceptions.
David Roth
6.20.17
nba

With Markelle Fultz Trade Official, Sixers Fans Launch "RT Armageddon"

The day of Twitter reckoning, when Sixers fans would retweet everyone who ever doubted The Process, arrived on Monday.
David Roth
6.19.17
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