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Roger! Rafa! Rod! A Historic Tennis Summit for Laver

wsj.com — As a group, they resembled the Tennis Super Friends, gathered at the Baseline Hall of Justice-a comic book-like tableau of legends, a little too surreal to absorb all at once. They assembled on the 20th floor of New York's St. Regis Hotel on Wednesday morning, dressed not in shorts and headbands, but in immaculate shirts and jackets.

Rio 2016: 15 Olympic Stories That Aren’t Ryan Lochte

wsj.com — It's time for everyone to crank out an Olympic wrap-up list, and let me assure you: this will be a Ryan Lochte-free experience. I've had my fill of Ryan Lochte, and the debates over Ryan Lochte, and all exclusive interviews with Ryan Lochte, and I'm assuming you have, too.

The Rio Olympics’ Late-Nite Legend Show

wsj.com — RIO DE JANEIRO-There have been lots of mesmerizing shows at these Summer Olympics in Rio, among them the gold medal performances of Simone Biles, Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, and, of course, Ryan Lochte's Gas Station Adventure Company. But the most mesmerizing show at these 2016 games takes place after midnight, in a bunkerlike television studio in the middle of the sprawling Olympic Park.

Rio 2016: Peter Sagan’s USA Mountain Ride

wsj.com — Slovakian road cyclist Peter Sagan is perhaps the sport's most beloved personality, an easygoing world champion with rock god hair who not long ago filmed a shot-for-shot remake of the final scene of the movie "Grease," with his wife, Katarina, starring in Olivia Newton-John's Sandy role, and Sagan playing John Travolta's Danny Zuko, lip-syncing merrily to "You're the One that I Want."

Rio 2016: The Undefeated Team That Has People Worried

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Team USA men's basketball hasn't looked remotely dominant, and motivated opponents are coming after their presumed gold medal Is it time to freak out about the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team?

Rio 2016: The Joy of Watching Usain Bolt

wsj.com — Rio de Janeiro He's the fastest human alive. Is there any doubt that Usain Bolt is also the most magnetic? Every four years, for those nine or so seconds, Bolt shuts the universe down. There are only a handful of moments that truly stop time: a...

Rio 2016: Opponent Is a Surprise, but Andy Murray Is Golden

wsj.com — Rio de Janeiro Yes: I very much want to give Andy Murray full credit for his splendid and historic victory in Olympic men's singles Sunday-he's the first men's tennis player to win back-to-back singles golds, or two singles golds, period, and it's become another rollicking Olympics for mighty Great Britain-but before we do all that, can we talk for a quick second about Juan Martin del Potro?

Holy Smokes: It’s Juan Martin del Potro

wsj.com — The last time Juan Martin del Potro was in this spot, it ended in tears-an emotional undoing after an unforgettable, near-endless afternoon. Inside Centre Court at Wimbledon's All England Lawn Tennis Club, del Potro fell to Roger Federer 19-17 in the decisive and epic third set of an Olympic semifinal that left both men withered, and del Potro overcome.

Rio 2016: Here Comes Team GB

wsj.com — It's shaping up to be another spectacular middle weekend for Great Britain at the Olympics, with Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Andy Murray and the track cycling team aiming to repeat their 2012 triumphs It's the second week of the Olympics, which can only mean one thing: Here comes Team GB.

Faye Sultan’s Improbable Journey, and Personal Best

wsj.com — Here's an obvious but overlooked truth about athletes at the Olympics: Before anything else, they're athletes. There are astonishing stories of individual perseverance, and obstacles overcome both personal and political, but at each athlete's core is an undeniable drive to...well, only a lucky few will win, or medal, but every last one of them wants to do something indelible and memorable that makes the experience worth it.
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Aug 26, 2016

Kavanagh one of great brains in sport. Loved interviewing him. Plays the long game and played to perfection with CM.  https://twitter.com/mma_jim/status/769288259109265408 

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RT @serenawilliams: Althea Gibson paved the way for all women of color in sport. She won Wimbledon in 1952. I have…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BJkhkdagl0b/ 


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