Athletics

Health

These Old People Love Doing Parkour! (And Nobody Broke a Hip)

This IS your grandfather's Parkour.
Oliver Noble
Kathleen Caulderwood
Michael Shade
9.12.19
Sports

Competitive Slapping Is the World’s Greatest Sport

You do not want to get into a slap fight with the Russian man known as Dumpling.
Mack Lamoureux
3.21.19
mlb

Marshawn Lynch Gives, uh, Impassioned Speech to Keep A's in Oakland

The Raiders running back showed up to Oakland City Hall in shorts and flip flops to speak (briefly) on behalf of the A's.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.20.18
Remembering Things

Remember When MC Hammer Was a Bat Boy for the Oakland A's​?

On Opening Day of the MLB season, we look back at the baseballingest rapper of them all, MC Hammer, who got a taste for the executive life long before "U Can't Touch This."
Alex Robert Ross
3.29.18
Phys Ed

Meditation Can Make You Better at Sports, Psychologists Say

They've got a method, too.
Brian Sabin
8.31.17
Sports

This Might Be the Most Daring Tennis Stunt Yet

Swedish sports brand Björn crosses borders—literally—in a new spot.
Emerson Rosenthal
7.12.17
exhibitions

Sports Are a Metaphor for Inequality in These Colorful Paintings

Baseball, carnivals, and institutional racism inspire Memphis-born artist Derek Fordjour's evocative paintings, collages, and sculptures.
Francesca Capossela
6.21.17
videos

Watch the Highlights of the Most Futuristic Version of the Olympics

The Cybathlon is where athletes with disabilities use robotics to compete.
Madison Margolin
12.21.16
video

A Fiery Attack on Gender Norms | TCP Meets Cassils

Personal trainer-turned-performance artist Cassils gives us a window into how strict physical training tests the limits of not only endurance, but empathy.
The Creators Project
11.18.16
Art

Matthew Barney's Early Work Is a Metaphysical Gut-Check

Gladstone Gallery's ongoing presentation of works from Barney's 'OTTO' trilogy has us seeing stars.
Emerson Rosenthal
10.20.16
transcending disability sport

Britain's Most Underrated Athlete: In Conversation With Paralympian Richard Whitehead

Ahead of defending his 200 metres title this weekend, Paralympian Richard Whitehead remains Britain’s most underrated sporting champion.
Barney Cullum
9.9.16
kenyan athletes stranded in rio

Kenyan Olympic Captain Claims Team is Stranded in a Favela in Rio

Kenyan athletes have been stranded in Rio since the end of the Games, with Team Kenya allegedly waiting for “a cheap flight” before bringing them home.
UK Sports Staff
8.25.16
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