What It's Like to Run a Marathon in North Korea
Olympian Aimee Fuller traveled to North Korea to run in the 2019 Pyongyang Marathon. Having participated in the country's only event open to foreigners, she sat down with VICE Sports to share her once-in-a-lifetime experience of the hermit kingdom.
From Homeless at 16 to NBA Champion: Chris Boucher
From undrafted with an injury to NBA champ, Chris Boucher has reached the top of the mountain – but he's nowhere close to stopping. VICE Sports ventured up north to Toronto to see just how Chris intends to be the best player on the court, bar none.
How a D2 Walk-On With A Trombone Scholarship Became a Pro Baller
Tanner McGrew had no plans to play professional ball. VICE Sports visited Tanner to see how his 5,000 person hometown produced one of the most unexpected G League stars.
How One Baseball Team is Recovering After the Camp Fire in California
Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi visits survivors of California’s deadliest wildfire in history.
VICE Sports Meets
The NBA Player Fighting for LGBTQ Equality
After Reggie Bullock’s sister, a trans woman, was tragically murdered in 2014, Reggie made it his mission to spread awareness about issues facing the LGBTQ community.
The Troubling Death of an NBA Hopeful
Colorado State graduate and NBA hopeful Wendell Lee Jr. was shot dead outside his girlfriend’s home in 2015. We speak with Lee’s family and others tied to the case to try and make sense of this seemingly senseless bloodshed.
The Godfather of D.C. Basketball Was Also a Cocaine Kingpin
The “godfather of D.C. basketball,” Curtis Malone bred three NBA lottery picks and hundreds of Division I players through his D.C. AAU program. Basketball players were not all Malone dealt in, however.
Basketball to Drug Trafficking: The Story of Pee Wee Kirkland
VICE meets Harlem legend Pee Wee Kirkland. Tracing Pee Wee's life story, we learn of his life as a drug kingpin, an NBA recruit, and a mentor to at-risk youth.
The Death of Will Smith
Red Cards unpacks the shooting of former NFL Saints player, Will Smith. The investigation takes us to New Orleans, a vibrant city with a historically controversial legal system.
Inside the World of Tim Donaghy's Gambling Ring
VICE investigates the 2007 NBA betting scandal. Jimmy "the sheep" Battista, the scandal's mastermind, reveals the unfiltered story of an NBA ref who bet on his own games.
The Champion Mountain Biker Turned Drug Smuggler
VICE Sports meets legendary mountain biker Missy Giove to learn how a downhill champ ended up hunted by the DEA for her role in a multimillion-dollar drug smuggling operation.
Eating Caterpillars for Protein with a Pro Football Player
Jabar Westerman of the Montreal Alouettes used to be a vegan, but he found it difficult to get all of the protein that he needed in one meal. So instead of turning to traditional meat or chicken, he began eating caterpillars.