Judging by the number of readers who came through, all the fathers, brothers, boyfriends, buddies and more received some solid presents this year.
Courtesy of Jordan / Gabe Conte
By Yang-Yi Goh, Sam Schube
From the stone-cold classic to the low-key underrated to the…well, less-than-GOAT, we ranked the greatest basketball sneaker line in history.
Shirt, $630, and shorts, $890, by Fendi Men’s / Shoes, $795, by Manolo Blahnik / Socks, $22 (for six pairs), by Nike / Sunglasses, $415, by Barton Perreira
By Knox Robinson
It was one of sport’s great question marks: Is it humanly possible to run 26.2 miles in under two hours? Then Eliud Kipchoge did it. What followed was international fame—and plenty of controversy. So we flew to Kipchoge’s ultra-rarefied Kenyan training ground to meet the man who pulled off the impossible.
Zack Bia, on his grind at Socialista.
By Samuel Hine
He’s a very popular Google search. A DJ, occasionally. An influencer, certainly. And, apparently, one of Drake’s best buds. Which all still begs the question: Who, exactly, is Zack Bia? And why do so many people care?
On Quavo: Shirt, $990, by Etro / Pants, $450, by Canali / His own watch (throughout), by Rolex / Jewelry (throughout), his own | On Saweetie: Gown, $925, by Ulla Johnson / Earring, $13,700 (for pair), and bracelet (on left arm), $15,500, by Tiffany & Co. / Bracelet (on right arm), $17,000, by David Yurman / Ring (on left hand), $4,650, by Fabergé / Ring (on right hand), $9,850, by Cartier
By Gerrick D. Kennedy
Saweetie is a breakout L.A. rapper. Quavo is a Migo. And their romance started out as modern as any: with a DM slide and a messy first date at the strip club.
Illustrations by Kagan McLeod
By Taylor Rooks
Writer Taylor Rooks spent months inside the most ambitious plan in sports and saw how the players stayed sane.