2016 year in review
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Living Through The NBA Renaissance: David Roth's Weak In Review
In 2016, the NBA cemented its status as both the happiest and healthiest league in professional sports. Basketball has never been more beautiful, or more joyful.
The Year Deflategate Finally Died (Probably)
2016 was the year Deflategate finally died. We hope.
Remembering Jose Fernandez
He lived the best and worst of Cuba and the best and worst of America.
Inside The Anthony Rizzo Trade That Kickstarted The Cubs' Historic World Series Run
The men behind one of the most compelling challenge trades of the decade tell the story of how it came together.
The Best American VICE Sports Writing 2016
Here are sixteen of the best stories we published this past year.
A Legacy of Crisis: Rio After the Olympics
Brazil's big bet on the 2016 Rio Olympics has gone bust, and the country has been plunged further into political and economic crisis.
The Worst Year Ever Was Ronaldo's Best
In pop culture, 2016 was The Worst Year Ever, but in soccer, it was The Year of Ronaldo. Of course, that fits.
Marcus Paige Hit the Shot of the Year and It Didn’t Matter
Marcus Paige was less than five seconds away from sending the NCAA basketball title game into overtime with an acrobatic three pointer. But it was all for naught.