Kyrie Irving did gorgeous, stupefying things on a basketball court Monday night, but for me and my oldest friends, it was just an elevated version of a familiar sensation, a shot of nostalgia via the NBA Finals. Before the Cleveland Cavaliers guard played an injury-shortened season for Duke, and before he enrolled at…
A high school football player is the first person to be criminally charged in a disturbing incident at Florida’s South Fort Myers High School, where between 16 and 25 male students are alleged to have had sex with a 15-year-old female student in a school bathroom. The girl’s family said last week she was previously a…
Look, I know we picked the new uniforms already. But I’ve been giving the matter a lot of thought for the last decade or so, and I’ve got some thoughts, and now I’ve got a forum, and I think I deserve a hearing!
Hasaan Hawthorne was born without tibias. He lost his first leg when he was three months old and the other one two years ago. Hawthorne uses prosthetics to walk around, but wrestles without anything on the ends of his legs.
Really good soccer teens at East Fukuoka.
Hey, um, I don’t think you are allowed to do that, evil softball catcher! You definitely aren’t allowed to do that twice!
Whoever said that youth is wasted on the young clearly did not anticipate a future in which a junior varsity boys’ baseball team from Grand Forks, N.D., would celebrate the end of their season and the impending arrival of summer by allegedly sexually violating a McDonald’s McChicken® on their bus. That same person…
The Nathaniel Narbonne High School (Harbor City, Calif.) girls basketball team has lost their place in the Los Angeles City Section Open Division finals—and has been barred from the state tournament—for wearing "illegal uniforms" in Saturday's semifinal victory over View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter High…
The Neumann-Goretti High School (Philadelphia) girls basketball team is one of the best in the country, with an 18-0 record and currently ranked first by USA Today. Two of the team's players emigrated to the United States from Nigeria, and one of them, senior forward Christina Aborowa, signed a national letter of…
The place was Dallas, Texas. The time was May 2006. Highland Park High School's senior class had just graduated and was ready to get down at the All-Night Party. And get down, we did, as you can see. The girl in the front looking halfway horrified is me. The man in the green shirt behind me is Matthew Stafford. Let's…
Commenter Keisertroll shared a photo of possibly elite quarterback Joe Flacco—back when he was a student at Audubon (N.J.) High School—during Gawker's search for notable people in their readers' yearbooks. Flacco looks so over it.
The audio on the recording is clear and crisp. The boy slurs his words slightly, but the sentiment is unmistakable.
Someone uploaded a glorious video of then-high school football coach Gus Malzahn breaking it down to "U Can't Touch This." Witness the current Auburn coach bust moves like it's nothing.
A 22-year-old substitute teacher was arrested and charged after she allegedly performed oral sex on a 17-year-old high school football player during an Oct. 17 pep rally. The player also reportedly asked her to perform "sex acts" as many times as his jersey number. (The jersey number wasn't specified.)
The Calhoun, Georgia case of three star high school athletes who allegedly sexually assaulted a girl at a post-prom party has taken a decidedly un-Steubenville-like turn, as instead of getting slaps on the wrists, the three defendants face hundreds of years in prison. Georgia prosecutors are not fucking around.
There are a number of pain-filled track and field disciplines, but none combine to break your heart and body quite as perfectly as the 3000-meter steeplechase.
We all know the feeling: It's the end of your high school career, the four most formative years of your young life, and you want to pick that perfect quote to embody the wisdom you've gleaned on your journey. That so many of our young people are choosing Lil B-inspired quotes bodes well for our country's future.
A group of boys looked up to the NFL by choosing their prom dates with a draft, but their high school didn't approve of their shallow innovation.
The Philadelphia 76ers' playoff hopes this season don't exist, but the team's taking the opportunity to do something nice for a high school basketball player with Down syndrome.