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Wife surprises baseball-loving husband with wedding gift from his favorite team
The Boston Red Sox logo.
now that's love

Wife surprises baseball-loving husband with wedding gift from his favorite team

Former Olympic gymnast says USA Gymnastics is about 'medals and money'
Dominique Dawes.
not a perfect 10

Former Olympic gymnast says USA Gymnastics is about 'medals and money'

McKayla Maroney slams FBI during Nassar hearing
McKayla Maroney.
true courage

McKayla Maroney slams FBI during Nassar hearing

3 matchups to watch during the NFL's first full slate of the 2021 season
Trevor Lawrence.
the nfl returns

3 matchups to watch during the NFL's first full slate of the 2021 season

18-year-old Emma Raducanu caps stunning U.S. Open run with finals victory
Emma Raducanu.
miracle run

18-year-old Emma Raducanu caps stunning U.S. Open run with finals victory

The U.S. Open women's final will be between two low-ranked teenagers
Emma Raducanu
Game Set Match

The U.S. Open women's final will be between two low-ranked teenagers

Jeter jokingly refuses to thank only baseball writer who didn't vote him into Cooperstown
Derek Jeter.
the captain's in cooperstown

Jeter jokingly refuses to thank only baseball writer who didn't vote him into Cooperstown

The Paralympics' only Afghan athlete will be competing on the refugee team
Refugee Paralympic Team
paralympics

The Paralympics' only Afghan athlete will be competing on the refugee team

Polish Olympian auctions off medal to pay for baby's heart surgery
Maria Andrejczyk.
good deeds

Polish Olympian auctions off medal to pay for baby's heart surgery

Late night hosts cheer Team USA's Olympics medal victory
Stephen Colbert
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts cheer Team USA's Olympics medal victory

Olympics historian: Tokyo may have gone 'near the top of best organized' Games if not for pandemic
Olympics closing ceremony.
2020 Tokyo Games

Olympics historian: Tokyo may have gone 'near the top of best organized' Games if not for pandemic

Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden dies at 91
Bobby Bowden.
rest in peace

Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden dies at 91

10 things you need to know today: August 8, 2021
Olympics closing ceremony.
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: August 8, 2021

Allyson Felix is now the most decorated athlete in U.S. track and field history
Allyson Felix.
2020 Tokyo Games

Allyson Felix is now the most decorated athlete in U.S. track and field history

U.S. wrestler's family went nuts following gold medal win
Gable Steveson.
gold rush

U.S. wrestler's family went nuts following gold medal win

Simone Biles sparked more mental health discussion than Osaka, royals
Simone Biles.
take care of yourself

Simone Biles sparked more mental health discussion than Osaka, royals

Simone Biles' storybook ending?
Simone Biles.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Simone Biles' storybook ending?

Belarus again shows borders won't halt crackdown after attempt to force Olympian out of Tokyo
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
2020 Tokyo Games

Belarus again shows borders won't halt crackdown after attempt to force Olympian out of Tokyo

A tie for gold led to one of the most joyful celebrations at the 2020 Olympics
Gianmarco Tamberi, Mutaz Barshim.
2020 Tokyo Games

A tie for gold led to one of the most joyful celebrations at the 2020 Olympics

In praise of third place
Medals.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

In praise of third place

Disappointment for sponsors and hosts at Tokyo Olympics
Signs in Tokyo.
Feature

Disappointment for sponsors and hosts at Tokyo Olympics

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah breaks 33-year-old Olympic record in women's 100 meters
Elaine Thompson-Herah.
2020 Tokyo Games

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah breaks 33-year-old Olympic record in women's 100 meters

The week's best photojournalism
Judo.
Photos

The week's best photojournalism

ESPN analyst gets tongue-tied saying name of NBA draft pick
Moses Moody.
say that five times fast

ESPN analyst gets tongue-tied saying name of NBA draft pick

Sunisa Lee's family celebrates her gold medal win
Sunisa Lee's family and friends.
awwww

Sunisa Lee's family celebrates her gold medal win

Biles says outpouring of support has shown her she's 'more than my accomplishments'
Simone Biles.
grateful

Biles says outpouring of support has shown her she's 'more than my accomplishments'

The culture war comes for Simone Biles
Simone Biles.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The culture war comes for Simone Biles

Olympian Dominique Moceanu: Simone Biles demonstrating agency I lacked
Simone Biles.
take care of yourself

Olympian Dominique Moceanu: Simone Biles demonstrating agency I lacked

Katie Ledecky wins Olympic gold in first-ever women's 1,500-meter freestyle
Katie Ledecky.
olympic history

Katie Ledecky wins Olympic gold in first-ever women's 1,500-meter freestyle

Olympic diver Tom Daley knits an adorable holder to protect his gold medal
Tom Daley.
multi-talented

Olympic diver Tom Daley knits an adorable holder to protect his gold medal

The 'demons' behind Simone Biles' shocking team final withdrawal
Simone Biles.
once again, the GOAT

The 'demons' behind Simone Biles' shocking team final withdrawal

Simone Biles reportedly 'first person' to congratulate Russian team
Team USA and ROC.
The GOAT

Simone Biles reportedly 'first person' to congratulate Russian team