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Jaren Jackson Jr. on the NBA’s Best Rappers, His Incredible Defense, and the Grizzlies Surge

From his home recording studio, the NBA unicorn shares some of his hip-hop tracks and explains why the Memphis Grizzlies, led by superstar point guard Ja Morant, are suddenly one of the best teams in the league.

Charles Oakley On Six of His Most Sizzling Beefs

The “last enforcer” talks about his new memoir, his time with the Knicks and Bulls, and his run-ins with everyone from Judge Mathis to Charles Barkley.

What Michael Jordan Taught Me About Manhood—and How Stephen Curry Changed My Mind

The novelist Sean Thor Conroe was 11 years old when his parents split, and as a young hooper he naturally looked to Jordan as a father figure. Then came Iverson, and Kobe. But it was the arrival of a totally new kind of star who inspired the greatest shift yet in his approach to manhood.

Skip Bayless: Why I Was Wrong About Allen Iverson

When he first came into the league, I judged him for his selfishness and swagger. It’s taken me a quarter century to appreciate what I missed: his genius and compassion.

How Mild-Mannered Joe Burrow Became Iced-Out Joe Brrr

The NFL's newest superstar has also blossomed style-wise. Just ask his jeweler.

Now That He's Retired, Everybody Loves Tom Brady

It's official, and the backlash Brady has endured throughout his career will soon be forgotten.

The Remarkable Rise of Joe Burrow

From Ohio State backup to Heisman, national title and potential Super Bowl winner inside four years.

The Fall of Aaron Rodgers

From smart Jeopardy! host and likely regular season MVP to vaccine-denialist playoff loser.

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Olympic Swimmer Caeleb Dressel Breaks Down Swimming Scenes from Movies

Multiple gold-medal-winning Olympic swimmer Caeleb Dressel breaks down swimming scenes from movies, including 'Sex Education,' 'Swimming for Gold,' 'Castaway,' 'Pride,' 'Swimming Upstream,' 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' and 'Just Go With It.'

Olympic Sprinter Allyson Felix Breaks Down Running Scenes from Movies

American track and field star and Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix breaks down running scenes from movies, including 'Forrest Gump,' 'Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,' 'Race,' 'Get Out' and 'Rocky II.'

Alexander Ovechkin and the Russian Hockey Team that Lost Its Chance at Gold

After the NHL decided to keep its players home from Beijing, the greatest goalscorer of his generation will have to wait another agonizing four years for a shot at Olympic redemption.

The Teenage Freeskier Who’s Landing Tricks No Woman Ever Has Before

At 18, Eileen Gu is the first woman to land a double cork 1440. For her next trick, she’s betting on skiing to bridge the gap between the U.S. and China.

The Famous American Skier Who Changed Sides for One Last Shot at Gold

Gus Kenworthy on his gripes with the U.S. team, pursuing an acting career, and how many dogs he’s going to adopt this time.

Kris Wilka Just Wants to Play Football

In South Dakota, one quintessentially American teenager—along with his deeply supportive community—is upending the outdated debate about transgender athletes in schools.

The Brainy Figure Skater on a Remarkable Hot Streak

With the ability to land more quads than anyone else, Nathan Chen has his eye on gold in Beijing. The Olympian's secret weapon? Chess.

Rafael Nadal Stakes His Claim as the Greatest

The 35-year-old king of sweat overcame a chronic injury, Covid, and a massive deficit against Daniil Medvedev to win his 21st Grand Slam—and consolidate his claim as the game’s greatest-ever.

How to Age In Reverse, According to a Generation of Super-Athletes

A wellness revolution in pro sports has allowed stars like LeBron James, Tom Brady, and Novak Djokovic to continue to dominate into (relative) old age. GQ fitness columnist Joe Holder breaks down the moves you can steal for yourself.

Kamaru Usman Is Getting Even More Dangerous

How did a scrawny Nigerian kid grow up to become the UFC’s mightiest pound-for-pound champion? By constantly seeking out new challenges—including potential fights with opponents who are two whole weight classes up.

The Real-Life Diet of Snowboarder Scotty James, Who Doesn't Love Cold Soaks but Does Them Anyway 

The Australian is a solid bet for gold in Beijing.

The Bills-Chiefs Game Was a Reminder That NFL Overtime Rules Suck

Last night's disappointing ending has created renewed calls for rule changes in the league.

The Absolute Best Ski Jackets for Carving Pow and Looking Good Doing It

All the technical prowess and rad vibes you need to own the slopes. 

How Pro Endurance Athletes Became The Hardest-Working Creators on the Internet

With grueling, inspiring stunts—a solo ride of the Tour de France route, a trail run from Mexico to Canada—endurance athletes are learning how to create real-time entertainment on social media.

Dr. Dre's Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Trailer Feels Like a Heist Movie

Which makes sense, considering The Italian Job director F. Gary Gray helmed it.

The Real-Life Diet of Davante Adams, Who Slimmed Down Before His Big Breakout 

The superstar Packers receiver talked to GQ about protein powder, fasted cardio, and living on team food. 

Racing Into an Avalanche with the Alpine Disaster A-Team

The world’s most elite helicopter rescue team is more important than ever, as skiers and snowboarders venture further in the backcountry and climate change makes mountain conditions more dangerous.

More Football Doesn't Mean Better Football

Super Wild Card Weekend wasn't very super. Plus: Don't throw things at refs, whatever Dak Prescott says. 

The Greatest Living Antiheroes in Sports

From Iverson and Kyrgios to Vick and Zidane, we present the greatest male renegades, rebels, and mavericks in global sports.

The Follow Up: Stephen Curry on All the Crazy Stuff That’s Happened Since His GQ Cover

The Warriors guard reflects on his three-point record, Klay Thompson’s return, and the upcoming All-Star Game.

The Strange Saga of Novak Djokovic's Australian Open COVID Ban

The Serbian tennis superstar's visa has been revoked, bringing the battle over whether he will play in the year’s first Grand Slam to an end.

The Real-Life Diet of Ndamukong Suh, Who Is Dead Serious About Recovery  

The 315-pound Buccaneers defensive tackle talked to GQ about intermittent fasting, loving kombucha, and working with multiple physical therapists. 

Tom Brady's Second Act? Building the Next Great Athletic Brand

The legendary QB wants his BRADY brand to do for football what Michael Jordan did for hoops. A tall order, sure—but do you really want to bet against Tom Brady?

How Shohei Ohtani Made Baseball Fun Again

Not since the days of Babe Ruth has one of baseball's greatest hitters also been one of its finest pitchers. Now, the reigning MVP is opening up for the first time about his singular place in modern baseball.

How Mo Salah Became the New King of Football

Mohamed Salah is the best player in the world right now. The world just hasn’t admitted it yet.

The Second Coming of Stephen Curry

The unstoppable guard helmed one of the best offensive teams in NBA history. Two years after that dynasty fell apart, he’s willing the Warriors toward another championship run—and underlining his claim as one of the game’s all-time greats.

Can the Cal Ripken of Running Continue His Streak of Sub-Four-Minute Miles?

Over the course of five Olympics, New Zealand's Nick Willis became a track and field legend. Now, at 38, he’s trying to complete an unprecedented feat: breaking the four-minute mile for the 20th straight year. GQ goes trackside to witness his attempt at history—and uncover the secrets to his remarkable longevity.

Joe Montana on Taking Big Hits—and Why Modern QBs Have It Way Easier

The legendary 49er has a new docuseries that gives his career the Last Dance treatment.

5AM in Toronto With Masai Ujiri

Working round the clock with the best executive in the NBA, who's almost as famous as his players.

The Real-Life Diet of Derrick Henry, Who Thinks Everyone Deserves a Cheat Day 

The Tennessee Titans running back caught up with GQ about post-game recovery, chocolate milk, and crazy offseason workouts. 

Kurt Warner’s Story Is So Wild (and So American) it Was Made into a Christmas Movie

With American Underdog out now, the two-time NFL MVP reflects on leading The Greatest Show on Turf—and getting $100 for every touchdown pass in the AFL.

The Fight of Marcus Rashford’s Life

After missing a penalty kick in last summer’s Euro Cup final, the star England striker was subjected to a torrent of racist abuse. In a rare interview, he reflects on his defiant response.

Layshia Clarendon on Bravery, Top Surgery, and the Future of the WNBA

“The binary is changing, and the leagues need to adapt and be flexible.”

And Now, for Andy Kaufman’s Next Act: The WWE Hall of Fame?

The legendary comedian's superfans want to make sure Kaufman's long, strange history in professional wrestling gets its due.

Thierry Henry on Mbappé’s Brain, Messi’s Struggles, Salah’s Status and Iverson’s Inspiration

The CBS Champions League commentator, assistant coach to the Belgian national team, and Arsenal legend weighs in on soccer and basketball.

The Real-Life Diet of Klay Thompson, Who Knows Not to Bring Burgers on His Boat 

The Golden State Warriors sharpshooter talked to GQ about his long road back from injuries, the power of jumping into cold water, and how to eat when you're suddenly not burning calories with basketball.