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

The film delivers because of—not in spite of—the well-worn formula.
Noel Ransome
Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong Is Trying to Wiggle His Way Back into American Hearts Again

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

Fighting Fascism at the UK's Feminist Antifa Martial Arts Gym

Solstar in North London describes itself as a "red gym" run on left-wing principles. Founders Ella Gilbert and Paula Lamont explain how boxing can be a form of political resistance.
Ayoola Solarin

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."
Ferdinand Dyck
VICE Video

Inside America's Most Violent Wrestling Tournament

Wrestlers fight with their own makeshift weapons and barbed wire to inflict as much pain as possible.
VICE Staff
open thread

UFC's Next Big Event is Headlined By Two Queer Women. It's a Big Deal.

UFC 224 is headlined by a bantamweight title fight between Raquel Pennington and Amanda Nunes, both out queer women who are visibly, proudly dating other women fighters.
Danielle Riendeau

I Tried Naked Yoga and Got Reacquainted 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."
Insa Schniedermeier
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Nigeria is kicking the world's ass at Scrabble

The strategy making Nigeria the world’s Scrabble powerhouse
Angad Singh
this weekend in the premier league

Return of the Moyes: This Weekend in the Premier League

With West Ham an absolute shitshow at this point and managerial change in the air, the long shadow of David Moyes looms over English football once more.
Will Magee

Photos of NFL players taking a knee after Trump's comments

Carter Sherman
double dutch

Double Dutch Is Back and It Is Breathtaking

For the first time in more than three decades, double dutch has returned to New York City's Lincoln Center to celebrate women of color and expose a new generation to the art of turning ropes.
Erica Euse

The Wild, Underappreciated Acrobatics of a World Champion Pizza Tosser

"Dough is going to make or break everything you do, whether it's cooking pizza or tossing pizza."
Justin Wadstein