SI.com's Daniel Friedman got a chance to sit down with light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev to his own boxing history, pre-fight training and much more ahead of his rematch with Jean Pascal on Jan. 30.
After serving in the military for two tours in Iraq, boxer Sammy Vasquez Jr. found solace in the ring. He's also got a soft spot for his wife's Jambalaya, has become one of the best fighters in the armed forces and much more.
SI.com recently got the chance to talk with rapper Styles P, discussing everything from his love of soul music, why the Knicks are in good hands and his take on the next superstar of boxing, Gennady Golovkin.
Chasing around the world after waves the size of small buildings requires more than a blithe disregard for one’s safety. For big wave surfer Ian Walsh, there’s a science to finding and riding the most colossal walls of water the ocean has to offer.
After Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks takes off from the line of scrimmage it all becomes a blur. Gliding down the field with strides that more closely resemble those of a gazelle than an NFL player, the New Orleans wideout is proving he’s one of the fastest players in the NFL, and at a mere 21 years old, he's just getting started.
With the influx of advanced sports technology and training centers like P3 in Santa Barbara, Calif., where NBA prospect Frank Kaminsky is preparing ahead of the draft later this month, players are able to hone in on specific aspects of their development like never before.