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A climber scaled Everest for the 26th time. He broke his own world record — again
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Dustin Jones | May 8, 2022
Kami Rita Sherpa climbed Mount Everest for the 26th time Saturday, setting a new world record for most times summitting the world's tallest peak. Lapka Sherpa | AFP via Getty Images Nepali mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa made history Saturday after summiting Mount Everest for the 26th time. He was already ...
Amputee Jacky Hunt-Broersma ran 104 marathons in 104 days — and may have set a record
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Alejandra Marquez Janse, Patrick Jarenwattananon, Adrian Florido | May 3, 2022
Jacky Hunt-Broersma finishes her 102nd marathon in 102 days last Thursday in Chandler, Ariz. Ross D. Franklin | AP Most people who ran the Boston marathon last month spent days before resting up and days after recovering. But not Jacky Hunt-Broersma. The Boston race was the 92nd marathon she had ...
Scottie Scheffler wins the Masters while Tiger Woods finishes 47th
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Rina Torchinsky | April 10, 2022
Scottie Scheffler celebrates winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday in Augusta, Georgia. Jamie Squire | Getty Images Updated April 10, 2022 at 7:08 PM ET Scottie Scheffler, a 25-year-old graduate of the University of Texas, edged out top finishers Rory McIlroy and Cameron Smith to win ...
Tiger Woods shoots a career worst in 3rd round of the Masters
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Rina Torchinsky, Emma Bowman | April 9, 2022
Tiger Woods plays his shot from the bunker on the second hole during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Saturday. Andrew Redington | Getty Images Updated April 9, 2022 at 8:44 PM ET Tiger Woods, who used to dominate the Masters Tournament, shot a ...
Albert Pujols returns to St. Louis for one last season with the Cardinals
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Wynne Davis | April 7, 2022
Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals acknowledges a standing ovation by fans as he comes up to bat during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on opening day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Thursday. Scott Kane | Getty Images After more than 10 years away, Albert ...
What to know about the Masters, as Tiger Woods plans a comeback
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Jeff Dean | April 6, 2022
Tiger Woods celebrates after sinking his putt on the 18th green to win the Masters Tournament on April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. Kevin C. Cox | Getty Images Updated April 6, 2022 at 7:52 AM ET The Masters; few competitions are as synonymous with a sport as the annual ...
Tony Hawk plans to keep skateboarding ‘Until the Wheels Fall Off’
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Ayesha Rascoe, Michael Radcliffe | April 3, 2022
Tony Hawk flies through the air in a new documentary, Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off. Sam Jones Pictures/HBO Updated April 5, 2022 at 10:49 AM ET Few athletes can say they're so good at their sport that they become synonymous with greatness. Michael Jordan and basketball. Tiger Woods ...
27 years to the day: UConn defeats Stanford in the NCAA Women’s Final Four
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Jaclyn Diaz, Jeff Dean | April 1, 2022
The UConn Huskies celebrate after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 63-58 during the 2022 NCAA Women's Final Four semifinal game Friday at Target Center in Minneapolis.Andy Lyons | Getty Images Updated April 2, 2022 at 9:32 AM ET The University of Connecticut knocked out defending champions Stanford University to reach the ...
This is (March) Madness! Top seeds Gonzaga and Arizona are toppled
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Saeed Ahmed | March 25, 2022
Chet Holmgren #34 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs reacts against the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Sweet Sixteen round game of the 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.Steph Chambers | Getty Images Sorry, (half of) America. Looks like your March Madness bracket is in shambles. Two bracket-shaking losses meant there were a lot ...