Minority Reports

What It's Like to Be a Black Bull Rider in the South

VICE met with two black bull riders in Texas—an accomplished pro, and a young, up-and-coming rider—to find out what it’s like to be a person of color competing in a predominantly white sport.
VICE Staff
bull shit

Rangers Pitcher Breaks Elbow in Run-in With a Bull, Like, the Animal

Martin Perez got scared by a bull in a pen and wound up breaking a bone in his elbow.
Sean Newell
10 Questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Bullfighter

"Sometimes, when the bull has put on a good performance, I don't want to kill it. That happens a lot, actually."
Guille Álvarez
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Chance the Rapper Throws Dodgeballs at Cubs Mascot, Scores One for the South Side

Chance took aim during halftime at the Cavs-Bulls game last night.
Alex Robert Ross

A Look at the Life of the Most Gored Bullfighter in Modern History

Antonio Barrera is not a great matador.
Venetia Thompson

On Bulls, Bullies, and Brawlers

Technique is an enormous part of the fight game, but we often undersell the psychological value of the first blow. We take a look at bulls, bullies, and the advantage of hitting hard and hitting first.
Jack Slack

Dirk Nowitzki Subtle Burns Pau Gasol, Who Was Honestly Asking for It

Huge hands, huge twitter dis.
Liam Daniel Pierce
something fishy

Jimmy Butler Buys Custom-Made Boombox Fish Tank

One fish, two fish, red fish—ah, this whole thing is ridiculous.
Liam Daniel Pierce

California Has the Most Peaceful Bullfights on Earth

Here, the bullfighting is bloodless. Bulls wear a Velcro patch on their shoulders while men on horseback try to tag them with Velcro-tipped darts.
Ali Wunderman

Find My iCow: Ranchers Are Using Smartphones to Battle Cattle Theft

With cattle prices currently at a record high in the US, methane-belching cows remain highly desirable to rustlers looking to make a buck—and special rangers tasked with investigating livestock theft are using their smartphones for guidance.
Munchies Staff

It's Time for Women to Rethink Naked Protests

At a recent protest against the Pamplona bull run, a British woman used her boobs to draw attention to animal rights. But when the cause is totally unrelated to gender equality, is getting your nipples out actually counter-productive?
Bertie Brandes

Why Matadors Won't Eat Before a Bullfight

Like bee stings to their keepers, incidental gorings come with the job of being a matador. But even though they are fond of Spanish ham and Manzanilla sherry, they keep their stomachs empty before a fight.
April Smallwood