Sergio Pérez drives in the F1 for pride, for his family and for Mexico: “It’s funny how you can race for years and be completely unknown, and then once you make it to Formula One, the whole world knows who you are.”
John Wall shares his story: “I was this close to taking my own life. That’s a hard thing to tell the world. But if you can say one thing about me, it’s that I’ve always been real, and that’s not going to change today.”
JaMarcus Russell shares his truth: “It’s my turn to speak on it. If you wanna judge me, then judge me. But at least know where I come from first.”
Mikaela Shiffrin on losing her dad and the real nature of grief: “Some days, it’s so hard to put one foot in front of the other. That’s grief. That’s being a human.”
Imagine it. I’m out there shooting bricks, yelling out Kobe, on a busted hoop in Cameroon. Seven years later, I was playing Kobe.
I saw the blood on the ice, but I didn’t know the right side of my face was caved in.
I’m not out here trying to write about Ty Lue, or about practice. I’m tired of these same old topics.
Tim Sparv has a message ahead of the World Cup in Qatar: “Staying silent when you see injustice, that’s just not cool anymore.”
Joshua Kimmich isn’t focusing on Germany’s 2018 results. He’s looking ahead to the 2022 World Cup: “Don’t get me wrong, I still dream big. I love the challenge and I know we can go far, but we have to take it step by step together.”
Antony, in his own words: “If you really want to understand me as a person, then you must understand where I am from.”
The thing about Chicago basketball is, it’s not even a sport. I mean, it is, but not like that. It’s more like a fight.
What I really want you to know is that even at 33, that hunger you have now is still here. That drive to keep getting better hasn’t left yet.
I want to tell you about the most difficult thing you will ever experience, more difficult than anything that will ever happen on the football field.
“It’s 1991, you’re 35-and-a-half years old, you have two bad knees and seven months left on your contract…you’re going to become a professional wrestler.”