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Serena Williams reveals 73 random facts about herself in this fantastic Vogue interview

<i>Vogue</i> magazine does this video series where they follow a famous person around and ask them 73 questions. Each video is generally very enjoyable (unless it’s Taylor Swift’s, in which case it’s insufferable) but Serena Williams’ is undoubtedly the best one yet. Why? Because she does this tiger …

Women's Sports

Sanders backers want to unify, but still have their voices heard on policy

PHILADELPHIA — After hearing him speak to them the night before, supporters of Bernie Sanders on Tuesday said they were working to unify the Democratic Party while pushing to have their voices heard on policy decisions<p>Seth Hahn, a Sanders delegate who is political director for New Jersey’s …

Bernie Sanders

It's time to finally get rid of the most dangerous play in football

The Ivy League is moving its kickoff spot to the 40-yard-line with the goal of increasing touchbacks and cutting down on the number of returns.<p>And the conference has a very good reason for doing so:<p>From the AP:<p>The goal of the experimental rule is to limit kickoff returns, which account for 23.4 …

College Sports

5 countries wildly unimpressed with the state of the Olympic Village

The Olympics are supposed to unite the world. With nine days left to go until the Opening Ceremony, the world is uniting in its complaints against the Olympic Village.<p>1. Australia<p>The Aussies were one of the first delegations to make it to Rio, and so they were the first to see the village. Their …

Olympics

5 athlete tantrums worse than Chris Sale's

The controversy surrounding the Chicago White Sox suspending lefty ace Chris Sale over him reportedly cutting up throwback jerseys the team was set to wear might be silly, but it sounds like it’s one of the more noteworthy tantrums thrown by an athlete in sports history.<p>What are the others? Here’s …

John McEnroe

Ranking all 32 NFL teams by likability

All kinds of things affect the way we think about other people’s teams. Fans, for example. As a neutral, you can’t like a team if you don’t enjoy being around its fans. Uniforms, too. Hard for neutrals to root for an eyesore. Good ownership is also important, and the team is question has to be fun …

Football (U.S.)

From campus to competition

This summer, an elite group of college students have little time to plan for fall semester. They’re getting ready for something very different: the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.<p>The summer games, behind held Aug. 5 -21, have more than their share of controversies. A growing number of …

College & University

N.J. officials say woman's bear 'encounter' not attack

VERNON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Whether a woman's encounter last week with a black bear outside her home is classified as an attack or contact, state policy requires that the bear, which was in the area with three cubs, be euthanized, a state official said.<p>But so far, the bear has eluded capture. And a …

Bears

Russia is holding its own Olympics for its banned athletes

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin is still pretty upset about so many Russian athletes being banned from the Olympics due to doping. While Russia did avoid a straight-up ban, track and field and several individual athletes are still not allowed to compete in Rio.<p>So what’s an angry prime …

Russia

The 30 coolest baseball players of the '90s

Two very Cool 90s Baseball Guys were elected to the Hall of Fame this past week, as Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were both enshrined in Cooperstown. That got me thinking about other Cool 90s Baseball Guys, so I made a list of the 30 Coolest 90s Baseball Guys.<p>This is that list.<p><i>(CORRECTION: I</i> …

Baseball

America's fastest rower explains how she's dealing with the threat of Rio's toxic water

For most people, either going to medical school or trying to make a run at Olympic gold would be enough. But Gevvie Stone didn’t see any reason not to chase both dreams at once: The fastest women’s single sculler in the country trained for the Rio Olympics on the Charles River in Cambridge, MA …

South America

Tim Tebow may look into a coaching career: 'That has always intrigued me'

Tim Tebow is turning 29 in August. As his chances of playing in the NFL again get slimmer by the day, he’s already looking ahead to the next steps in his career.<p>He hasn’t ruled out a career as a coach.<p>Tebow spoke in an interview with the Associated Press’ Ralph D. Russo, and the Heisman Trophy …

Tim Tebow

Chris Sale defends jersey incident: The White Sox 'put business first over winning'

White Sox pitcher Chris Sale was suspended five games after he cut throwback jerseys with scissors before a scheduled start.<p>Sale was upset because the uniforms were uncomfortable and felt that the team was putting a promotional decision ahead of winning games.<p>The pitcher spoke for the first time …

Chicago White Sox

Sen. Cory Booker calls for unity in prime-time DNC speech

Ad Loading...<p>x<p>Embed<p>New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker called for unity and "love of countrymen" in his Democratic convention speech Monday night, urging the country to find common ground and realize a "single interwoven American destiny." (July 25) AP<p>PHILADELPHIA — Before 10 a.m., Sen. Cory Booker had …

Cory Booker

Coach K says Team USA needs to tone it down: 'We had a little bit too much fun'

Team USA dominated China in Tuesday’s 107-57 exhibition win at Oracle Arena. It was another incredible display from the gold medal favorites, and they cruised for most of the game — maybe too much for coach Mike Krzyzewski’s liking.<p>If anything was clear from Tuesday’s game, it’s that Team USA will …

Rio Olympics

Everything you need to know about fencing before the 2016 Olympics

<i>Welcome to a special Olympic edition of FTW Explains, where we break down the Olympic sports you are curious about, but don’t really understand. We won’t judge. Today we have fencing. For more sports we’ve already explained, click here.</i><p>If you’ve ever dreamed of avenging your father’s death like …

Olympics

Court: 'Slender Man' suspects stay in adult court

MILWAUKEE — Two Wisconsin girls, who were 12 when prosecutors say they tried to kill their sixth grade classmate, are properly charged as adults, the state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.<p>The decision affirmed a trial judge's ruling last year that Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, both now 14, had …

Judiciary

Eddie Lacy is tired of talking about his weight

Eddie Lacy, who got into shape in the offseason reportedly thanks to P90X, is tired of talking about it.<p>The storyline has been dragging on throughout the offseason, since Mike McCarthy said that he needed to lose some pounds. Then, came a report that Lacy wanted to lose 30 pounds (which is a lot), …

Mike McCarthy

Shawn Johnson gets more nervous watching Olympic Trials than she did competing

<i>Olympic gold-medal winning gymnast Shawn Johnson spoke to For the Win about the U.S. gymnastics women’s team, and how female athletes are often critiqued on anything but their athletic ability on on behalf of Dove’s #MyBeautyMySay campaign.</i><p>For the Win: You recently [married] Oakland Raiders’ long …

Olympics

Charles Barkley defends stance on police: 'We'd be living in the Wild Wild West' without cops

Two weeks ago, Charles Barkley weighed in on the police shootings in Baton Rouge, Minnesota and Dallas. He said that there was blame to go around when it came to the black community and the relationship with police.<p>The TNT analyst and Hall of Famer defended that stance in an interview with <i>Bleacher</i> …

Policing

Ailing 9/11 first-responder makes billboard plea for aid

Mike Megna rushed to Ground Zero on Sept. 11, 2001, to help look for survivors in the rubble of the fallen towers. Along with his two brothers, Megna, then a Pompton Lakes police officer, searched the debris pile and ruined buildings nearby for three weeks.<p>Now sick and disabled from a rare kidney …

Health

Aaron Rodgers isn't watching his brother on 'The Bachelorette' but wishes 'him well in the competition'

It finally happened. Someone finally asked Aaron Rodgers if he’s watching his brother Jordan compete for JoJo Fletcher’s heart on <i>The Bachelorette</i>, and Rodgers finally answered: He isn’t. And then he gave the ultimate rise-above-it-all statement of, maybe, all time.<p>“I haven’t seen the show,” Aaron …

Aaron Rodgers

The Bachelorette's Jordan Rodgers had a grand old time at the CrossFit games

The CrossFit games took place last week in Carson, California. And you know who was there? Jordan Rodgers! Aaron Rodger’s brother! You know, the ex-quarterback who’s currently competing for JoJo Fletcher’s heart on <i>The Bachelorette</i>!<p>Jordan has some sort of nutrition business that has something to do …

The Bachelorette

Olympic Village in Rio is uninhabitable, says Australian Olympic Committee

And so it begins.<p>Concerns about the Olympic Games in Rio have been flooding-in for months, and optimists about the event were dealt another tough blow on Sunday.<p>According to a story in the <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i>, officials from the Australian Olympic Committee paid a visit to inspect Olympic Village …

Brazil

Meet the baby stroller-pushing half marathon world record holder

CHICAGO — Julia Webb figured it was easier than hiring a babysitter. That and she’s always been good at multi-tasking.<p>Webb, wife of American mile record holder Alan Webb (3:46.91), set a record of her own — a world record — last weekend for the fastest half marathon with a stroller. She clocked in …

Babies

Vigil held for UC Berkeley student killed in Nice terrorist attack

A student-organized vigil held Monday for Nick Leslie, the University of California Berkeley student killed in the truck attack in Nice, France, saw childhood friends, fraternity brothers, coworkers and even the French Consul General come together to mourn and celebrate the loss of a friend.<p>They …

Berkeley

3 tips for dealing with Olympic village woes, from an Olympian who got stuck in a bathroom

After the Australian Olympic committee said that the Olympic Village in Brazil was uninhabitable, we called Johnny Quinn for advice. Quinn, as you may recall, had to break out of a bathroom in the Olympic Village in Sochi in 2014 when he was competing as a bobsledder in those games.<p>1. Bring your …

Bathrooms

Kyle Busch's son ate the celebratory Skittles sprinkled over Indianapolis Motor Speedway

For The Win’s favorite NASCAR baby Brexton Busch had another triumphant appearance in the spotlight in Indianapolis on Sunday when he ate the celebratory Skittles on the track following his dad’s big win.<p>His mom, Samantha Busch, posted another video of the toddler having the most fun.<p>More Brexton …

Kyle Busch

5 sports that the U.S. has never medaled in at the Summer Olympics

Over 26 Summer Olympics, the United States has 2.399 medals, with 976 gold. With that many medals, you would think the U.S. has a medal in every sport the Olympics will offer in 2016, but it doesn’t. No American team or athlete has a medal in these five sports.<p>1. Badminton<p>The U.S has a strong young …

Olympics

Rio mayor offers to put a kangaroo in Olympic Village after Australians say it's 'uninhabitable'

After the Australian Olympic Committee declared the Olympic Village’s accommodations “uninhabitable” ahead of next month’s games in Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes — the mayor of the host city — issued a response:<p>He offered to get them a kangaroo.<p>Via the Sydney Morning Herald:<p>“I almost feel like …

Kangaroo