A Q&A With One Of The Best Sports Photographers To Ever Do It

The good people at Taschen have decided to show us more of sports photographer Neil Leifer’s work, and this is a very good thing. We’re in the thick of football season now, and I can think of no finer accompaniment than Leifer’s collection, Guts & Glory: The Golden Age of American Football, which tracks the NFL’s rise… »11/16/15 2:48pm11/16/15 2:48pm

Scenes From The USWNT's Victory Parade

Earlier today, the world champion U.S. women’s national soccer team was fêted with a ticker-tape parade up Broadway and presented with the keys to the city in a ceremony at City Hall. It was the 206th parade up the “Canyon of Heroes” in New York’s history (full list here), and the crowd might’ve skewed younger and… »7/10/15 3:27pm7/10/15 3:27pm

How The Most Iconic Photo In Women's Soccer Was Almost Never Taken

It was arguably the biggest moment in the history of American women’s sports, and the single most memorable and reproduced image of the celebration. Brandi Chastain had just converted the penalty kick that cemented the 1999 Women’s World Cup for the United States over China. She then experienced a fit of irrational… »6/08/15 11:00am6/08/15 11:00am

Photos: Nassau Coliseum Ice Removed For The Final Time

Some sad, beautiful photos here, as work crews tore up the rink at Nassau Coliseum for the last time, as the Islanders will open next season in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Fort Neverlose was never pretty—and in its later years was barely functional—but so much hockey history was made here, and more importantly than… »5/05/15 2:35pm5/05/15 2:35pm

Behind The Photo That Changed The Boston Marathon Forever

Everyone knows someone who’s run the marathon. Today’s big-city races—in places like Boston, New York, Berlin, and London—draw Olympic hopefuls competing for hundreds of thousands of dollars and hordes of weekend warriors raising money for their favorite charities or just hoping to check off “complete a marathon” on… »4/20/15 9:04am4/20/15 9:04am

Smoke, Flares, Riot Police In Belgrade Derby Make For Haunting Photos

Partizan and Red Star met today for the premier rivalry in Serbia's SuperLiga. The fan atmosphere was the real star. From these photos, you can see the countless flares billowing unending stacks of smoke into the stands and on the pitch, all in front of the numerous riot police. It all combines for some amazing shots: »10/18/14 6:03pm10/18/14 6:03pm