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The Vikings Who Shocked Ronaldo: The Unbelievable Rise of Iceland Soccer

With a population of just 325,000, Iceland has long been a footballing minnow. Yet, 16 years ago, the nation decided to change that.
Stay Melo

Carmelo Anthony in Cuba

Carmelo Anthony travels to Cuba to explore the rise of soccer in a nation synonymous with baseball and grab some fresh rolled Cuban cigars along the way.
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Allen Iverson

VICE Sports explains Allen Iverson and how his signature style both on and off the court has changed the game of Basketball.
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Tim Tebow

Vice Sports Explains the enigma of Tim Tebow and how his fame hinges on much more than athletic achievement.
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The Salary Cap

VICE Sports Explains the NFL Salary Cap, how it is calculated, why it is needed to level the playing field, and what teams are doing to manipulate the system.
The Clubhouse

Bismack Biyombo's Past and Present in the Congo

Bismack Biyombo has a deep connection to the Democratic Republic of Congo. His focus on youth programs and empowerment in Goma brought us see the basketball infrastructure that he's built countrywide.
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VICE Sports explains "Fanquakes" and why this unnatural phenomena has helped scientists better understand real earthquakes.
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Franchise Tags

VICE Sports explains how the NFL uses Franchise Tags to keep marquee players off the market and why the Tag is good for teams and bad for players.
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Tanking and the Process

VICE Sports explains NBA tanking and the process.
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Basketball Shorts

VICE Sports explains the evolution of basketball shorts in the NBA.
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MLB Instant Replay Rules

As the sport most engrained in tradition, baseball was one of the last major four to implement an instant replay system to confirm or reverse calls on the field.
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Small Ball

VICE Sports Explains the rise of "small ball" in the NBA and how favoring players with speed and quickness over size has changed how teams win championships.