STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Another day, another record for Simone Biles. In a week where she’s written even more history than she usually does, the U.S. gymnastics star won her 23rd world championship medal on Saturday in vault. That matches the all-time record by any gymnast, male or female —
The kid’s a little Knute Rockne. Video of 10-year-old Lane Bridges went viral this week for the pep talk he delivered to his Mavericks youth football team of Eastland, Texas, before the big game. (See the clip below.) Lane weighs just 66 pounds, but his words packed an inspirational wallop.
Eliud Kipchoge on Saturday became the first person in history to run a 26.2-mile marathon in less than 2 hours. The 34-year-old from Kenya clocked in with an astonishing 1:59:40 at the “INEOS 1:59 Challenge” event in Vienna, Austria. “I’m feeling good,” Kipchoge said after the run. “I’m the first
A media official for the Houston Rockets cut off a reporter during a press conference on Thursday after she asked two of the team’s star players whether they “feel differently” about speaking out on political issues in light of the tension between the National Basketball Association and China. CNN’s Christina
U.S. Olympic fencer and activist Race Imboden has called out the “irony” in the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s decision to enter track-and-field icons Tommie Smith and John Carlos to its Hall of Fame this year. The USOPC will induct Olympian medalists Carlos and Smith as legends, among 13 total honorees, at an
The wives of two England national soccer team stars set Twitter alight Wednesday morning, with accusations flying about fake stories being sold to a British tabloid newspaper. Coleen Rooney — the wife of ex-Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney (who currently plays for MLS side D.C. United) — claimed an account
The San Francisco 49ers’ D.J. Jones committed to another team before “Monday Night Football.” The defensive tackle and his girlfriend, Kayla Fannin, got engaged on the field at Levi’s Stadium in the hours leading up to the kickoff against the Cleveland Browns. Under the ruse of a photo op, Jones