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The NBA Player Fighting for LGBTQ Equality

After the murder of his sister, a transgender woman, Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Bullock made it his mission to spread awareness about issues facing the LGBTQ community.
VICE Sports Staff
1.16.19
staff picks

Staff Picks: The Best of VICE Sports in 2018

Here are the stories we published this year we liked best. We hope you did, too.
VICE Sports Staff
12.21.18
Sports

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Sports Moments of 2018

Let's take a trip down memory lane and relive what made the year in sports so great.
VICE Sports Staff
12.21.18
Red Cards Presented by Ryot

The Mysterious Murder of an NBA Hopeful

Colorado State graduate and NBA hopeful Wendell Lee, Jr. was shot dead outside his girlfriend’s home in 2015. In this episode of RED CARDS we speak with Lee’s family and others tied to the case to try and make sense of this seemingly senseless bloodshed.
VICE Sports Staff
12.18.18
Red Cards Presented by Ryot

The Godfather of D.C. Basketball was Also a Cocaine Kingpin

Curtis Malone ran one of the best basketball programs in the country, but he also had a side gig selling cocaine and heroin.
VICE Sports Staff
12.13.18
Red Cards Presented by Ryot

Pee Wee Kirkland: The Streetball Legend Who Chose Drug Trafficking over the NBA

In this episode of RED CARDS, we meet Richard "Pee Wee" Kirkland, an icon of Harlem’s early street basketball scene. Given the chance to play professionally, however, Kirkland chose a career in drug trafficking instead.
VICE Sports Staff
12.11.18
Red Cards Presented by Ryot

The Shooting Death of Will Smith

Episode 3 of RED CARDS unpacks the shooting of former Saints defensive end Will Smith. The investigation takes us to New Orleans, a vibrant city with a historically controversial legal system.
VICE Sports Staff
12.4.18
Red Cards Presented by Ryot

Inside the Gambling Scandal that Rocked the NBA

In the second episode of RED CARDS, we take a deep dive inside former referee Tim Donaghy's participation in a gambling scheme that earned him thousands of dollars, and 15 months in prison.
VICE Sports Staff
11.27.18
Red Cards Presented by Ryot

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.
VICE Sports Staff
11.20.18
Unpopular Opinions

These are Our Terrible Sports Opinions

We are a sports website, and we have some unpopular opinions about sports.
VICE Sports Staff
11.16.18
THE WAY WE BALL

The NBA's Top Overseas Prospect is Following a Legacy

Home to the world’s oldest basketball court and Sekou Doumbouya, next season’s top international prospect, France has a bigger basketball culture than you think.
VICE Sports Staff
10.23.18
THE WAY WE BALL

How Dražen Petrović Paved the Way for Dario Šarić

In this episode of THE WAY WE BALL, we examine Dražen Petrović's legacy, and what it's meant for other European players like his countryman, Dario Šarić.
VICE Sports Staff
10.16.18
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