As the most visible athlete in skateboarding history, Tony Hawk has starred in heaps of commercials. Some were cool, some were less so and some got him accused of the worst crime a skater could commit: selling out.
Dallas came into 2019 needing to sign a chunk of its core players, most notably Dak Prescott. He could be in line to become the NFL’s highest-paid player, but does the team have other ideas? A history of how the Cowboys have leveraged the perks that come with playing for the world’s most valuable franchise.
That’s one perk of being a ball person, one of the many workers crucial to the smooth function of a tennis tournament. They enjoy a rare vantage point on gameplay, and unusually personal access to the world’s best players (and, at times, their bodily discharges).
You wouldn't think that chess players, who sit for hours on end and only extend their arms from time to time, would struggle with weight loss. But they do. Inside the very real, very bizarre metabolic phenomenon gripping chess.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Serena Williams have driven the money and interest in tennis for two decades. They are also, like all of us, getting older. What happens to the men’s and women’s games when they retire?
When Jessica Howard entered the world of gymnastics in 1987, she was three years old and wore a pink leotard adorned with poodles. She would go on to become a three-time national champion and later serve on the board of USA Gymnastics. The experience would nearly kill her.
Sami Jo Small believed that the 2018-2019 season would be a leap forward for her Toronto Furies. She was in her first year as a general manager, but had helped start the Canadian Women’s Hockey League 12 years prior, and played goaltender for the Furies for eight seasons. She knew the team could do great things.
The rivalry between the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and the Melbourne Storm is one of the most intense in Australian Rugby, and Manly's Jorge Taufua marked this occasion with this absolutely bone-crunching tackle.