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Albert Pujols returns to St. Louis for one last season with the Cardinals
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
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’
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
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
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 ...
Gonzaga is coming in hot to March Madness. But what’s behind the name?
Rina Torchinsky | March 16, 2022
Gonzaga players celebrate after defeating Saint Mary's in an NCAA college basketball championship game at the West Coast Conference tournament on March 8 in Las Vegas.John Locher | AP The first round of March Madness kicked off this week, and Gonzaga University's Bulldogs sit at the top of the rankings. ...
‘King Richard,’ the Oscar-nominated film, authentically depicts the Williams’ history
Mandalit del Barco | March 16, 2022
The cast of King Richard at the Los Angeles Premiere AFI Fest 2021 (L-R: Demi Singleton, Serena Williams, Will Smith, Venus Williams, Saniyya Sidney, Aunjanue Ellis).Eric Charbonneau | Warner Bros. Entertainment King Richard is up for Best Picture and five other categories at this year's Academy Awards. It's the story ...
Why some pro athletes (like Tom Brady) seem unable to stay retired
Juana Summers, Gabe O'Connor, Kathryn Fox | March 16, 2022
Does Tom Brady still have anything left to prove after a remarkable career so far?Mike Ehrmann | Getty Images Well, that was quick. In case you missed it, quarterback Tom Brady unretired on the weekend. The NFL superstar will return for what feels like his 85th season next year, and ...
Get your brackets ready. March Madness is about to begin
Wynne Davis | March 13, 2022
Loyola of Chicago's Aher Uguak (30) heads to the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Drake in the championship of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament on March 6.Jeff Roberson | AP College basketball's regular season is coming to a close and by the end ...