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Will the Olympics Change Skateboarding? A Day with Alex Sorgente
Will the Olympics Change Skateboarding? A Day with Alex Sorgente

Will the Olympics change the culture of skateboarding? How doe the industry feel about the expansion of the sport? In this episode of VICE Sports Meets, we spent time with Alex Sorgente, a two time X-...

Published: 04/07/2020
Mexico's Wildest Football Rivalry | Americano Episode 4
Mexico's Wildest Football Rivalry | Americano Episode 4

Football is nothing new to Mexico. In the final episode of Americano, we explore Mexico's football history, hang out with the local fans and step onto the field for the country's two biggest football...

Published: 01/30/2020
The Next Generation of Latinx NFL Talent | Americano Episode 3
The Next Generation of Latinx NFL Talent | Americano Episode 3

What does the future hold for Hispanics in football and in the NFL? In this episode of Americano, David Hiriart travels to Texas, New York and Mexico City to meet the Latino football legends and youn...

Published: 01/23/2020
One Last Chance to Win a Pro Basketball Contract | The Last Shot Episode 6
One Last Chance to Win a Pro Basketball Contract | The Last Shot Episode 6

The rookie team has one last chance to get a contract, but a familiar foe stands in their way: the mercenary team. The brothers struggle, and the youth movement may be speeding up. Subscribe to VICE S...

Published: 01/13/2020
Americano: Season 1
Americano: Season 1

AMERICANO, brought to you by VICE and the NFL, highlights Hispanic fans whose passion extends beyond fútbol to fútbol americano. Check out this new series where you’ll hear stories from fans, players,...

Published: 01/08/2020
Showdown on the Court - The Rival Rematch | The Last Shot Episode 5
Showdown on the Court - The Rival Rematch | The Last Shot Episode 5

The rookie team and the mercenary team are on a collision course on the court, while the brothers look to family matters off of it.Subscribe to VICE Sports here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-Sports...

Published: 01/06/2020
Winning 100K Pesos By Playing Dirty | The Last Shot Episode 4
Winning 100K Pesos By Playing Dirty | The Last Shot Episode 4

The rookie team is suddenly dominant while the mercenary team struggles with injury as they meet for the first time. The brothers look to infuse some young blood into their lineup.Subscribe to VICE Sp...

Published: 12/23/2019
Out of Bounds | Americano Episode 2
Out of Bounds | Americano Episode 2

Hispanics are the largest minority in the US and a big part of football fandom. In this episode of Americano, we explore Houston, Dallas, and Miami to meet Latinos who uniquely express their passion...

Published: 12/17/2019
Conditioning While Being Chased By Drug Cartels | The Last Shot Episode 3
Conditioning While Being Chased By Drug Cartels | The Last Shot Episode 3

The mercenary team confronts the dangers of the cartel while the rookie team chases their first victory. The brothers need a win, but first they need to get into a tournament.Subscribe to VICE Sports ...

Published: 12/16/2019
Rookie Rematch with Mexican Mercenaries | The Last Shot Episode 2
Rookie Rematch with Mexican Mercenaries | The Last Shot Episode 2

The rookie team tries to bounce back from a loss, and a team of local legends can’t get into a game. The star of the mercenary team finds out he's in serious trouble. Subscribe to VICE Sports here: h...

Published: 12/09/2019
Tournament Basketball in Mexico | The Last Shot Episode 1
Tournament Basketball in Mexico | The Last Shot Episode 1

In Mexico, a team of rookie players hoping to earn contracts get their first taste of tournament basketball, while veterans of the “mercenary” world chase a payday. Watch the full season of 'The Last ...

Published: 12/02/2019
Raider Nation: Football's Most Passionate Fanbase | Americano Episode 1
Raider Nation: Football's Most Passionate Fanbase | Americano Episode 1

Since the days of Tom Flores and Jim Plunkett, the Raiders have been deeply rooted within the Mexican-American sports community. With history in Los Angeles and Oakland, the team and fans alike are...

Published: 11/27/2019
What It's Like to Run a Marathon in North Korea
What It's Like to Run a Marathon in North Korea

The Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon is North Korea's only sporting event open to foreigners. Taking place every April to commemorate former leader Kim Il-Sung, the marathon provides unique ac...

Published: 11/05/2019
From Homeless at 16 to NBA Champion: Chris Boucher
From Homeless at 16 to NBA Champion: Chris Boucher

Chris Boucher grew up in Montreal in a tough neighborhood where, he says, “there’s a lot of drugs, there’s a lot of crime, there’s a lot of gangs," eventually becoming homeless and drifting from one f...

Published: 10/29/2019
After Shocking the World, This Point Guard Wants More
After Shocking the World, This Point Guard Wants More

In 2018, Jairus Lyles led his #16 seed UMBC to an unprecedented victory against #1 seed UVA in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. The question that stands now: How do you make sure you'r...

Published: 10/15/2019
How a D2 Walk-On With a Trombone Scholarship Became a Pro Baller
How a D2 Walk-On With a Trombone Scholarship Became a Pro Baller

Tanner McGrew had no plans to play professional ball – he was on a trombone scholarship at his hometown college 4 hours away from the nearest NBA team, after all. But through dedication to the game an...

Published: 10/08/2019
Top Ultra Runners Explore the US-Mexico Border
Top Ultra Runners Explore the US-Mexico Border

Three of the world's top ultra runners explored the border between the United States and Mexico and met the people who call it home. Mike Foote, Mario Mendoza and Mauricio Carvajal teamed up to make a...

Published: 09/13/2019
Inside the mind of Novak Djokovic
Inside the mind of Novak Djokovic

This interview with world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic was first published on VICE back in March, 2019. Besides being the number one player in the ATP, Novak is also one of most recogniza...

Published: 07/24/2019
How One Coach is Reshaping the Country's Most Dangerous City | In Partnership with BAND
How One Coach is Reshaping the Country's Most Dangerous City | In Partnership with BAND

Sometimes it's important to salute the everyday heroes in sports. Way beyond the spotlights and the press conferences you'll find some of the folks making the biggest impact. Take Orlando "Doc" Gooden...

Published: 07/23/2019
Navajo Son: Meet the Great American Cowboy - A Yeti Presents Film In Partnership With VICE Sports
Navajo Son: Meet the Great American Cowboy - A Yeti Presents Film In Partnership With VICE Sports

Growing up on a Navajo reservation in rural Arizona, Derrick Begay always dreamt of making it as a professional cowboy. But the idea of someone from his tribe hitting the big time seemed out of reach—...

Published: 02/12/2019
How One Baseball Team is Recovering After the Camp Fire in California
How One Baseball Team is Recovering After the Camp Fire in California

With the Camp Fire fully contained, Houston Astros Catcher, Max Stassi joins the Paradise Fire Chief David Hawks to survey the aftermath of California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire in hist...

Published: 01/17/2019
The NBA Player Fighting for LGBTQ Equality
The NBA Player Fighting for LGBTQ Equality

After Reggie Bullock’s sister, Mia, a trans woman, was tragically murdered in 2014, Reggie made it his mission to spread awareness about issues facing the LGBTQ community. After recognizing his own la...

Published: 01/16/2019
The Troubling Death of an NBA Hopeful
The Troubling Death of an NBA Hopeful

Colorado State graduate and NBA hopeful Wendell Lee Jr. was standing with his girlfriend outside her Los Angeles home when a car pulled up. A man got out of the vehicle, shot Lee multiple times, and d...

Published: 12/18/2018
The Godfather of D.C. Basketball was Also a Cocaine Kingpin
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...

Published: 12/13/2018
Basketball to Drug Trafficking: The Story of Pee Wee Kirkland
Basketball to Drug Trafficking: The Story of Pee Wee Kirkland

Richard “Pee Wee” Kirkland began playing basketball in the streets of Harlem when he was 9-years-old. By age 13, he split his time between playing ball and committing robberies to help finance a growi...

Published: 12/11/2018
The Death of NFL Star Will Smith
The Death of NFL Star Will Smith

In this episode of Red Cards, a fender bender gets carried away, leading to the death of New Orleans Saints defensive end, Will Smith. The perpetrator claimed self defense, saying Smith was the aggres...

Published: 12/04/2018
Inside The Gambling Ring of NBA Referee Tim Donaghy
Inside The Gambling Ring of NBA Referee Tim Donaghy

VICE "Red Cards" revisits the 2007 NBA betting scandal. We follow the character of Jimmy "the sheep" Battista, the mastermind behind the scandal and the one who sparked NBA referee Tim Donaghy betting...

Published: 11/27/2018
The Champion Mountain Biker Turned Drug Smuggler
The Champion Mountain Biker Turned Drug Smuggler

VICE's Red Cards meets one of downhill biking's all-time biggest names, Missy "The Missile" Giove. One of the first women to break out on the mountain biking scene in the 90s, Giove was known for her ...

Published: 11/20/2018
The Football Player Who Eats Bugs for Dinner
The Football Player Who Eats Bugs for Dinner

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 b...

Published: 11/07/2018
Inside the Mind of Jalen Ramsey
Inside the Mind of Jalen Ramsey

Jalen Ramsey is undisputedly the NFL's most notorious trash talker, but there's a lot more to him than meets the eye. Hailing from the sleepy town of Smyrna, Tennessee and still working out in his par...

Published: 10/31/2018
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