The New + the Next

How an MMA Journeyman Shocked Everyone

After being let go from his dream MMA job, Clay Collard did the undoable: outboxed undefeated boxers.
The New + the Next

How Are Boxing's Next Superstars Making It Big With Hardly Any Fights?

A changing media landscape and nimble social media use are helping young boxers win belts and big deals without fighting much.
True Stories

The Old Man & the Jump Rope

Just a "sport" for 7-year-olds? Nope.
True Stories

Joe Louis’ Fight for Equality Went Quietly Beyond Boxing

Sandwiched between Jack Johnson and Muhammad Ali, Louis’ social struggle was real.

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
The New + the Next

Can He Use His Fists For More Than Social Media?

Ryan Garcia, 21, is a social media star who's thinking bigger than boxing.
Around the World

Could He Be Brazil’s Answer to Manny Pacquiao?

Rubens Diego dos Santos, aka “Manchinha,” is proving himself internationally, despite his home country’s dismal infrastructure.
True Stories

The Epic Jungle Fight That Almost Didn’t Rumble

Life’s most memorable occasions don’t always take place as originally scheduled.
The New + the Next

It’s Mid-July and the Sports World Has Gone Silent

The British Open is your one chance to quench your sports thirst for Zero Dark July.
True Stories

That Time the King of the Streets Tussled With a Polar Bear

When 210-pound Marco Ruas fought 330-pound Paul Varelans at UFC 7, all of the smart money was on Varelans.
The New + the Next

Kevin Durant’s Injury Will Dictate the NBA’s Craziest Summer Ever

What we thought we knew about free agency has changed dramatically.

The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
The New + the Next

Baseball Should Keep the Juiced Balls and Fix Its Buzzkill Problem

What we learned from All Star week: MLB is in great shape if it can get out of its own way.

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