Our 16 Favorite Photos of 2016

2016 was a historic year in sports. These are our favorite 16 photos of the year.

Kevin Durant in the San Francisco Bay Area on October 22, 2016. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)

New to the Neighborhood

With some helpful suggestions from Reddit, KD hit up a few of the spots that make the Bay Area one of the most popular places to live in the country.


Epic Run

Meet the kids from Maine-Endwell, a Little League team from a rural area in central New York, that is just two victories away from a Little League World Series championship.

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Title Track

To stay on top in my sport takes a lot of hard work and practice. I spend around three hours on the track and two hours in the weight room, six days a week. When I run, I clear my…


Players’ Night Out

This is a look inside the Players' Night Out.


A Day on the Diamond

Richard Sherman and friends hit the mound for his celebrity game.

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Faces of Major League Baseball

With the halfway point of the 2016 Major League Baseball season drawing near, photographer Tom DiPace presents the faces of summer.


On the Road With the Dallas Wings

What's life on the road really like for a WNBA team? The Players' Tribune caught up with the Dallas Wings for a behind-the-scenes look.


The Icon

I am saddened that we have lost a once-in-a-lifetime icon. A man who changed the way we saw — and viewed — the world. A man who changed the world.

Kobe Bryant on set for a Ghostbusters commercial on April 29, 2016 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)

Who Ya Gonna Call?… Mamba

The Black Mamba let The Players' Tribune ride along for his Ghostbusters shoot.

The Michigan Wolverine softball team plays Rutgers on May 8, 2016 in Ann Arbor, MI. (Photo by Taylor Baucom/The Players' Tribune)

The Road to the College World Series

The 39th squad in school history also happens to be one of the most successful. The Michigan softball team capped off its 2016 season with a three-game sweep of Rutgers, which helped earn the Wolverines their 20th Big Ten championship, and ninth in a…

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The Grind to the Gold Medal Game

Go behind the scenes with USA Women's Hockey leading up to the gold medal game of the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship.