1. The Boy Who Would Be King

    Kylian Mbappe grew up in a town notorious for its riots. Now he's creating them himself. He's the new Pele, the next Thierry Henry—maybe even better than Neymar, his fellow multimillionaire teammate. But this is who he is right now: a teenage superstar we

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  2. World Series MVP George Springer: 'We Made a Beer Funnel out of [the Trophy]'

    George Springer personifies the Astros ' success in so many ways. As a first-round draft pick and highly lauded prospect, he's one of the many stars who've emerged from Houston and general manager Jeff Luhnow's rebuilding efforts...

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  3. How a Fan Revolt Took Down a Million-Dollar Deal

    Based purely on football merits, Greg Schiano probably didn't deserve to be the head football coach at the University of Tennessee...

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  4. Astros' Alex Bregman on SNL, College with Odell, Alex Cora & BP in Off-Whites

    Alex Bregman ’s heroics are going to be all over the Astros World Series DVD. Capping off a memorable rookie season with two homers, several standout fielding plays and ...

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  5. Marcus Jordan Talks TROPHY ROOM Sneaker Shop, Convincing MJ to Fund His Dream

    The first time he asked the question, the answer was no. Marcus Jordan wanted to open a sneaker boutique...

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  6. The Man Behind MJ's First Nike Deal Says LaMelo & BBB Can Revolutionize the NCAA

    With the exception of perhaps LeBron James, there's never been a 16-year-old athlete with a large enough platform to realistically sell a sneaker like LaMelo Ball ...

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  7. Ryan Westmoreland and the Brain Surgery That Sidelined 'Left-Handed Mike Trout'

    The telemarketers won't stop calling. Ryan Westmoreland swears this isn’t normal. Spring is the slow season at In the Zone Baseball Club, and his dad, Ron, owns the batting cage...

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  8. 'I Didn't Want to Go Back There': Lakers' Kyle Kuzma Talks About His Motivation

    Everyone in Flint thinks they're the best player in town. It doesn't matter if you're the fourth-grader on the AAU team or the 47-year-old on their last legs in the YMCA. If you play basketball in Flint, you think you're the best player in town...

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  9. Why Do Bobbleheads Usually Look so Terrible?

    Nobody expects bobbleheads to look like their real-life counterparts, especially at the minor league level. The Sacramento River Cats' 2013 Barry Zito bobblehead looks nothing like the southpaw pitcher...

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  10. Action Bronson 'Hates' Michael Jordan, Would Love Jets to Sign Colin Kaepernick

    For a man as colorful and talented as he is, Action Bronson's studio is surprisingly empty. As I walk into his Greenpoint , Brooklyn, studio in what looks like a repurposed apartment, ...

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  11. Kobe Bryant's Former Rap Producers Talk About The Mamba's Never-Released Album

    "I'm going to pick you up. I want to have a talk." Russell Howard hung up the phone, nervous, terrified—every emotion you’d feel if Kobe Bryant called urgently, wanting a word...

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  12. Chargers Kicker Younghoe Koo's Story Is Familiar for Many Korean-Americans

    Andy Kwon liked to yell things at Younghoe Koo across the locker room at Georgia Southern. Some days it would just be a simple, "Anyong!" a morning hello in Korean to greet his friend...

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  13. Giancarlo Stanton as a HS Basketball Player Was 'Like Watching Charles Barkley'

    Giancarlo Stanton was not widely known when he transferred to Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California...

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  14. Yankees on Aaron Judge's Wild Year: 'If He's Struggling, Everybody's Struggling'

    Aaron Judge has set a lot of records so far this year. He broke Joe DiMaggio's Yankees team record of 29 homers for a rookie. He set a Statcast record for highest exit velocity by hitting a solo home run off Chris Tillman in June at 121...

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  15. Top-Ranked HS Players Compete in Full Court 2-on-2 NYC Jam Hoops Tournament

    Cam Reddish sat in the locker room for a moment of peace. The crowd of nearly 500, including Isaiah Whitehead of the Brooklyn Nets, watched a first-round game at NYC Jam, but Reddish sat alone, adjusting his socks...

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  16. From NFL Sundays to Sundance: Nnamdi Asomugha Is Living His Best Life

    The former Pro Bowler is suddenly a legit movie star, drawing comparisons to Brad Pitt. How do you start over as a rookie in Hollywood? Leave football, trash talk—all that—way behind you.

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  17. B/R Kicks in SoHo, NYC: 'Why Are You Wearing Those?'

    We had some nice weather in New York this week, so B/R Kicks decided to hop on a downtown train from our midtown offices to SoHo to see what people were wearing on their feet—and why...

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  18. 'He's a F--king Monster': Tim Duncan's Kickboxing Trainer Opens Up

    There's something striking about watching a 7-footer kickbox. Even more so when that 7-footer is perhaps the greatest power forward in NBA history, Tim Duncan. (Fine, fine, he's listed at 6'11" and mostly played center, but you get the point...

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  19. French Montana Talks Custom Yeezys, Kanye Wanting to Sell $1,000 Sneakers

    French Montana came into the Bleacher Report offices in one of his favorite pair of kicks—custom Yeezys featuring art in the theme of Kanye West's album Graduation and prominently featuring Dropout Bear...

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  20. The Hungriest Man on Earth

    Aaron Gibson weighed 480 pounds, but a life of lingering pain—and pill-popping, and the disappointment of the NFL—weighed on him heavier than that. Then came love. Then 30,000 calories a day turned into 1,500 sit-ups—and abs.

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  21. 5 Baseball Jerseys So Swaggy You—and Chance the Rapper—Might Actually Wear 'Em

    Custom MLB uniform redesigns we can all believe in—Part 5 of Make Baseball Cool Again, a B/R Mag special issue

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  22. Hunter Greene Is Not the LeBron of Baseball. He Wants to Be Something More.

    Inside the unreal celebrity life of a 17-year-old prodigy who’s already expected to save America’s pastime from itself—part one of Make Baseball Cool Again, a B/R Mag special issue

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  23. Sam Gordon, Viral Football Star, Opens Up About Her HS Girls Football Lawsuit

    Nearly five years ago, Sam Gordon went viral, taking the country by storm with a YouTube highlight reel of her embarrassing young boys on a football field...

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  24. Roman Reigns the Football Player: From Branding His Own Bicep to All-ACC Lineman

    Take a closer look at his right arm. Look past the facade that WWE fans love to hate, past the sleeve of Polynesian tattoos. Focus closely on his right bicep...

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  25. Former Top Prospect Harry Giles Could Write the Next Great Comeback Story

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Once upon a time, Harry Giles was supposed to be one of the first guys to walk up to the stage, receive a dap from Commissioner Adam Silver and put on the hat of his new NBA home...

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