In France, it is easier than ever now to act out Star Wars fantasies, because the fencing federation has officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport
Two decades before Colin Kaepernick, point guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf refused to stand for the national anthem, calling the American flag a symbol of oppression and tyranny. SI remembers the story of one of the sport’s great activists.
As the NBA world prepares for All-Star Saturday night, SI remembers sharpshooter Craig Hodges, who was blackballed by the league because of his outspoken views.
Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee, a contender for the 100-meter butterfly gold medal at next year's Olympics in Tokyo, has been diagnosed with leukemia
Maximilian Reinelt, an Olympic gold medalist rower from Germany who was a long-time member of the country's successful men's eights crew, dies at 30
The New Orleans Pelicans reportedly fired GM Dell Demps Friday morning. The team is 26-33 heading into the All-Star break, six games out of the Western Conference’s final playoff spot.
South Korea has chosen its capital, Seoul, for its bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics, which it hopes to jointly host with rival North Korea as a peace gesture
Bellator's Paul Daley is done listening to the hype surrounding his opponent, Michael "Venom" Page. He shares thoughts on MVP's career and breaks down how he plans to win the battle.