2016

carmelo anthony

Carmelo Anthony on the Rise of Athlete Activism

This summer, we crossed the nation with the Olympic captain to explore his role of representing Team USA during a crossroads in this nation's history.
VICE Sports
3.28.17
FIGHTLAND

Fightland Presents: The 2016 Slacky Awards

The most prestigious night in combat sports is upon us as we line up the nominees for the Slacky Awards. We decide the best gameplan, technical turn around, best event, worst gameplan, and breakout technique of 2016.
Jack Slack
1.5.17
FIGHTLAND

Fightland’s Best UFC Moments of 2016

Our pick for the top three fighters, KOs, submissions, events, upsets, bouts, and botched weight cuts of the year.
Jay Pettry
1.4.17
FIGHTLAND

The Year of Conor McGregor

Through turbulence and turmoil, McGregor went from Irish dandy knockout artist to a two-division champ looking for a piece of $4 billion.
Jeff Harder
1.3.17
FIGHTLAND

In Memoriam: The MMA Fighters Who Passed Away In 2016

2016 might not have been the literal worst, but it was still filled with tragedy, strife, and a seemingly endless stream of prominent deaths. We take a look at the losses in the MMA community.
Sarah Kurchak
12.30.16
2016

Rio's 'Bay of All Delights': The Polluted Waters of The 2016 Olympics

A century of industry and mismanagement has turned the Guanabara Bay from natural paradise to industrial wasteland. Now its pollution may pose a threat to the 2016 Olympic Games.
James Young
3.2.16
NBA all star weekend

How to Make the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto Very Canadian

The 2016 NBA All-Star Game is coming to Toronto for the first time ever, and there are many ways—including the involvement of Drake and Justin Bieber—to make the event an all-Canadian affair.
Alex Wong
6.9.15