PHOTO BY IDRIS TALIB SOLOMON

PHOTO BY IDRIS TALIB SOLOMON

The Jackie Robinson of Pool, Cisero Murphy Hustled His Way to the Top
The Undefeated (ESPN)
, March 6, 2019

http://theundefeated.com/features/the-jackie-robinson-of-pool-cisero-murphy-hustled-his-way-to-the-top-of-billiards


PHOTO VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

PHOTO VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

In a Year of Assassinations, an Angry Bob Gibson Pitched His Way into the Record Books
The Undefeated (ESPN)
, October 2, 2018

https://theundefeated.com/features/bob-gibson-cardinals-year-of-the-pitcher-pitched-his-way-into-the-record-books


PHOTO VIA GAMMA-KEYSTONE / GETTY

PHOTO VIA GAMMA-KEYSTONE / GETTY

When Louis fought Schmeling, White America Enthusiastically Rooted for a Black Man
The Undefeated (ESPN), June 22, 2018

https://theundefeated.com/features/when-joe-louis-fought-schmeling-white-america-enthusiastically-rooted-for-a-black-man/


PHOTO COURTESY OF THE UNDEFEATED

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE UNDEFEATED

When King Died, Major League Baseball Struck Out
The Undefeated (ESPN), April 4, 2018

https://theundefeated.com/features/when-martin-luther-king-died-major-league-baseball-struck-out/


PHOTO BY STAN SZETO / USA TODAY SPORTS

PHOTO BY STAN SZETO / USA TODAY SPORTS

Meet Adam Rippon, Your New Favorite Figure Skater
VICE Sports, January 17, 2018

https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/ev58dw/meet-adam-rippon-your-new-favorite-figure-skater


PHOTO COURTESY OF NIKE

PHOTO COURTESY OF NIKE

The Nike Hijab is Either a Milestone or a Setback for Muslim Women
VICE Sports
, December 13, 2017

https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/wjzxyw/the-nike-hijab-is-either-a-milestone-or-a-setback-for-muslim-women


PHOTO VIA JAGUAR RACING / GETTY

PHOTO VIA JAGUAR RACING / GETTY

 

An Unlikely Race Course on the Red Hook Waterfront
The New York Times, July 13, 2017

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/13/nyregion/red-hook-formula-e-electric-car-race.html


PHOTO COURTESY OF BREHANNA DANIELS

PHOTO COURTESY OF BREHANNA DANIELS

Brehanna Daniels Wants to Be the First Black Woman in a NASCAR Pit Crew
VICE Sports, May 22, 2017

https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/brehanna-daniels-wants-to-be-the-first-black-woman-in-a-nascar-pit-crew


PHOTO VIA BETTMAN / GETTY

PHOTO VIA BETTMAN / GETTY

Revisiting Jackie Robinson's Major League Debut, Seventy Years Later
The New Yorker, April 15, 2017

http://www.newyorker.com/news/sporting-scene/revisiting-jackie-robinsons-major-league-debut-seventy-years-later


PHOTO BY ALEX MENENDEZ / GETTY

PHOTO BY ALEX MENENDEZ / GETTY

Orlando Cruz Fights to Become Boxing’s First Openly Gay Champion
The New Yorker, November 25, 2016

http://www.newyorker.com/news/sporting-scene/orlando-cruz-fights-to-become-boxings-first-openly-gay-champion

 


PHOTO BY MUHAMMAD HAMED / REUTERS

PHOTO BY MUHAMMAD HAMED / REUTERS

The Mind-Bending Physics of Trick-Shot Pool
The Atlantic, November 17, 2016

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/11/trick-shot-pool/507884/

 

 


PHOTO BY ANDREAS KONTOKANIS / FLICKR

PHOTO BY ANDREAS KONTOKANIS / FLICKR

Why the U.S. Women’s Chess Champion Refuses to Play in Iran
VICE Sports, October 26, 2016 

https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/why-the-us-womens-chess-champion-refuses-to-play-in-iran


PHOTO BY TAMI CHAPPELL / REUTERS

PHOTO BY TAMI CHAPPELL / REUTERS

How Will Rising Temperatures Change Baseball?
The Atlantic, October 4, 2016

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/10/how-will-rising-temperatures-change-to-baseball/502778/


PHOTO BY TOM SZCZERBOWSKI / USA TODAY SPORTS / REUTERS

PHOTO BY TOM SZCZERBOWSKI / USA TODAY SPORTS / REUTERS

The Women Succeeding in a Men’s Professional Baseball League
The New Yorker, August 29, 2016

http://www.newyorker.com/news/sporting-scene/the-women-succeeding-in-a-mens-professional-baseball-league


PHOTO BY LASZLO BALOGH / REUTERS

PHOTO BY LASZLO BALOGH / REUTERS

The Dark Side of Going for Gold
The Atlantic, August 18, 2016

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/08/post-olympic-depression/496244/


PHOTO BY LAUREN WOOD / JOURNAL STAR / AP

PHOTO BY LAUREN WOOD / JOURNAL STAR / AP

America’s Dirtiest Boat Races
The New Yorker, July 29, 2016

http://www.newyorker.com/news/sporting-scene/americas-dirtiest-boat-races


PHOTO VIA BETTMANN / GETTY

PHOTO VIA BETTMANN / GETTY

Watching the Old-Timers’ Day Game with Jim Bouton, Who Wasn’t Invited
The New Yorker, June 18, 2016

http://www.newyorker.com/news/sporting-scene/watching-the-old-timers-day-game-with-jim-bouton-who-wasnt-invited


PHOTO BY OSCAR DANIELS

PHOTO BY OSCAR DANIELS

The Mission of a Black Baseball Team
The New Yorker, May 12, 2016

http://www.newyorker.com/news/sporting-scene/the-mission-of-a-black-baseball-team


PHOTO VIA REUTERS

PHOTO VIA REUTERS

The High Stakes of Singing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’
The Atlantic, July 4, 2015

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/07/whats-the-right-way-to-sing-the-national-anthem/397526/