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Mamba Mentality
Mamba Mentality
Kobe BryantMamba Mentality

I liked challenging people and making them uncomfortable. That’s what leads to introspection and that’s what leads to improvement.


Ready to Fly
Ready to Fly
Wendell Carter Jr.Ready to Fly

So yeah, I think I’m ready for life in the NBA. Because like everything in my life so far, I know that I won’t have to go through it alone.


Day One
Day One
Derek JeterDay One

Today, we ring in a new era of Marlins baseball. The journey starts now.


Draft Night
Draft Night
Kelsey PlumDraft Night

The WNBA draft was one of the most memorable nights of my life. I did this photo diary of my draft night to make sure I wouldn't forget...


Von's Vision
Von's Vision
The Players' TribuneVon's Vision

Over 400 guests joined Von Miller and his Broncos teammates for Von’s Celebrity Steak-Out, which raised over $480,000 to benefit Von’s...


Epic Run
Epic Run
The Players' TribuneEpic Run

The Little League World Series is a really cool atmosphere. There are players from all over the world here. It’s fun to learn what they...


Title Track
Title Track
Allyson FelixTitle 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...


The Icon
The Icon
Walter Iooss Jr.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...


30 Frames
30 Frames
Kobe Bryant30 Frames

Emotions. All weekend, people kept asking me about them. Am I sad? Am I nostalgic? Am I anxious? But I’m none of those things. I’m in a...


What I Was Born to Do
What I Was Born to Do
Martin BrodeurWhat I Was Born to Do

“Well, what do you want to do? Do you want to be a goalie or do you want to be a forward?” I look around, and my dad’s not there. It was...


Gone Fishin'
Gone Fishin'
The Players' TribuneGone Fishin'

Life is short, but the NFL season is long. So after weeks of practices, film study and, of course, putting in the work on Sundays to set...

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My China Photo Diary
My China Photo Diary
Troy DanielsMy China Photo Diary

In October, the Charlotte Hornets traveled to Shanghai and Shenzhen for the NBA Global Games China. Hornets guard Troy Daniels sent this...


Portlandia
Portlandia
The Players' TribunePortlandia

On Sunday, the Portland Timbers outlasted the Columbus Crew SC 2-1 to take home their first MLS Cup. The Players' Tribune went behind...


The Last Shot
The Last Shot
The Players' TribuneThe Last Shot

Earlier this week, we caught up with Kobe Bryant on the road in San Francisco as the Lakers faced the Warriors. We hitched a ride with...


24
24
Walter Iooss Jr.24

I've shot a lot of athletes in my career, but a Kobe only comes along once. Here are 24 of my favorite photos from a career shooting No. 24.


In the Moment
In the Moment
Kevin DurantIn the Moment

Being behind the camera was new for me because I’m usually in front of it. I’ve already gained a lot of respect for photographers...


Favorite Sun
Favorite Sun
The Players' TribuneFavorite Sun

October 30, 2015 was proclaimed “Steve Nash Day” by Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, as the Phoenix Suns...


A Return to Play
A Return to Play
Jim TuttleA Return to Play

Contributing photographer Jim Tuttle takes The Players' Tribune inside a three-day soccer tournament in Logan Town, Liberia, as well as...


Rivalry
Rivalry
The Players' TribuneRivalry

Michigan and Michigan State have been squaring off on the gridiron since 1898. On Saturday, The Players’ Tribune was granted exclusive...


Water Wars
Water Wars
Robert BeckWater Wars

In water polo, it's never a leisurely day at the pool. One of the first team sports of the modern Olympics, water polo still doesn't...


Gig 'Em
Gig 'Em
Andrew HancockGig 'Em

I'm a graduate of Texas A&M and a Texas native. So when the Aggies jumped into the spotlight of the SEC in 2012, I knew it was a...


The Glue
The Glue
The Players' TribuneThe Glue

As director of player performance for the New York Liberty, Laura Ramus is the healing hands, the motivating voice, the trusted...


Round One
Round One
The Players' TribuneRound One

No more games. It's playoff time. After losing a double-overtime heartbreaker in Game 1 of the their first-round series against the...


A Bittersweet Day
A Bittersweet Day
Daniel CarcilloA Bittersweet Day

Today, I’m retiring from the National Hockey League. My next mission is to help guys who are dealing with anxiety, depression, and...


Full Court
Full Court
The Players' TribuneFull Court

With a playoff berth secured, the New York Liberty headed into September with three East matchups: Connecticut, Atlanta and Chicago....


Surf Central
Surf Central
The Players' TribuneSurf Central

Lower Trestles in San Clemente, California, is surf central this week, as Hurricane Linda kicks up big swell for the Hurley Pro and...


City Kids
City Kids
The Players' TribuneCity Kids

Three-time WNBA champion and current New York Liberty forward Swin Cash hosted nearly 40 middle school kids to a two-day tour of the Big...


Going Home
Going Home
The Players' TribuneGoing Home

Seattle Storm rookie guard (and No. 1 overall pick) Jewell Loyd returned to her hometown of Chicago last weekend for a game against East...


Home Court
Home Court
The Players' TribuneHome Court

The New York Liberty won two of their last three games at home in August, with one big win over Eastern opponents the Atlanta Dream, led...


Happy Hour
Happy Hour
The Players' TribuneHappy Hour

Caroline Wozniacki teamed up with Derek Jeter and The Players' Tribune Monday night to host a cocktail party honoring the achievements...


SummerSlam
SummerSlam
The Players' TribuneSummerSlam

SummerSlam is always considered one of the premiere events on the WWE calendar, and it’s easy to understand why. Between the wild fans,...


All-Star Diary
All-Star Diary
Elena Delle DonneAll-Star Diary

This past weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, Chicago Sky guard Elena Delle Donne played in her first WNBA All-Star game....


All-Star
All-Star
The Players' TribuneAll-Star

From decorated veterans to celebrated new blood, WNBA All-Star 2015 was an exciting mix of talent — and fandom. Live from the Mohegan...


Foot Parade
Foot Parade
The Players' TribuneFoot Parade

After winning the World Cup on Sunday, the United States National Women’s Soccer Team was treated to a ticker tape parade down New York...


On Top of the World
On Top of the World
Jed JacobsohnOn Top of the World

On Sunday evening, the day after the Fourth of July, the U.S. Women's National Team captured its first World Cup title in 16 years — and...


Live to Train
Live to Train
Jarrod ShoemakerLive to Train

On some days it seems like an endless training loop going from one session to the next, but staying focused is the key, each session has...


Trill
Trill
Willie Cauley-SteinTrill

A lot of NBA GMs have asked me about me why I changed my middle name to Trill. Actually, the reason why I filed the paperwork to change...


One Apiece
One Apiece
Jed JacobsohnOne Apiece

It took one of the worst games of the season by this year's MVP, Steph Curry, combined with a gritty performance by the world's best...


Race Day
Race Day
The Players' TribuneRace Day

The Players' Tribune went all-access with Helio Castroneves as he pursued a record-tying fourth Indianapolis 500 win Sunday. Castroneves...


Screen Pass
Screen Pass
The Players' TribuneScreen Pass

The Players' Tribune's Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks got a visit from Doug Ellin and the cast of 'Entourage' for an exclusive...


Auto Focus
Auto Focus
Chip LitherlandAuto Focus

I'd never shot IndyCar before this shoot, but what I learned in a couple days of running around St. Petersburg’s Firestone Grand Prix...


Training Day
Training Day
Chris WeidmanTraining Day

It’s fight week. As I close in on my May 23 fight with Vitor Belfort, I’m in the gym working harder than anyone on earth to come out and...


Back in Business
Back in Business
Hunter PenceBack in Business

I like to keep it simple. I trust the process of my trainers and coaches. The goal is to work smart. I have to give credit to the...


Eye on the Ball
Eye on the Ball
Jed JacobsohnEye on the Ball

Shooting the world's most popular sport is a challenge. Being able to capture the spirit of the competition while still telling the...


The Truth Hurts
The Truth Hurts
Jed JacobsohnThe Truth Hurts

It takes a lot of sweat to make it through an 82-game season and be ready for the playoffs. As these behind-the-scenes pictures show,...