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The Colorado Avalanche wins its first Stanley Cup in 21 years
Ayana Archie | June 26, 2022
Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri lifts the Stanley Cup after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. John Bazemore | AP The Colorado Avalanche are professional hockey's new champions — and ...
Benching the patriarchy: 50 years of Title IX and how 4 women fought for change
Emily Harris, Ida Hardin | June 23, 2022
The University of Oregon Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held on campus in Eugene, Ore., in May. Celeste Noche for NPR There's a glass case in a hallway at the University of Oregon that looks like it should be in a museum. The case sits in the university's state-of-the-art ...
LeBron James is the first active NBA player to become a billionaire
Dustin Jones | June 2, 2022
LeBron James poses at the premiere of the film Hustle on June 1 at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles. James' net worth recently broke $1 billion, making him the first ever active NBA player to become a billionaire. Chris Pizzello | Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP LeBron James, the basketball legend ...
The Warriors and Celtics bring contrasting strengths to a competitive NBA Finals
Christopher Dean Hopkins | June 2, 2022
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, left, and Boston Celtics forward Grant Williams reach for the ball March 16 during a regular season game. The two teams will face off in the NBA Finals starting Thursday night. Jeff Chiu | AP The NBA Finals begin tonight, and the teams will ...
Former NFL running back Marion Barber was found dead in Texas
Bill Chappell | June 2, 2022
Police found Marion Barber's body in an apartment in Frisco, Texas. The former Dallas Cowboys running back is seen here in 2010. NFL via Getty Images Former NFL running back Marion Barber has died at age 38, as police in Frisco, Texas, found his body in an apartment following a ...
A climber scaled Everest for the 26th time. He broke his own world record — again
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
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
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
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 ...