Brendan Maloy
Wednesday August 10th, 2016

American Aurum

Katie Ledecky continued her unbeaten streak in major event finals with a win in the 200m freestyle at the Rio Games on Tuesday. Not to be outdone, Michael Phelps ran his lifetime medal count up to a ridiculous 21 golds with wins in the 200m butterfly and the 4x200m freestyle relay, despite ripping his cap moments before hitting the water. Their countrywomen on the gymnastics team (see gallery above) also had a big day, with Team USA continuing its dominance on the way to a women’s team all-around gold. Rio Galleries: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3Day 4.  

Serena Stumbles in Rio

Things did not go so swimmingly for Serena Williams, with the star ending her title defense with a third-round, straight set loss against Elina Svitolina.

Goodnight Sweet Prince

Prince Fielder is unlikely to return to baseball after his recent neck surgery. The power hitter is still owed $96 million by the Rangers over the next four seasons.

Chloe Goodman: Lovely Lady of the Day

Chloe Goodman is today’s A.M. lovely lady. Goodman come from the LLOD machine that is the British version of Big Brother, and she recently inspired this hilarious headline in her homeland. (Click here for full sized gallery.


Just Like That Super Bowl 12 Years Ago!

The WWE canceled a women’s wrestling match due to a wardrobe malfunction.

Cop Gets Spiked Lemonade

An employee at a Utah Subway decided to take out his teen angst on a cop by dosing the officer's lemonade with THC and methamphetamine, a decision he probably regrets very much right now.

I Was Thinking The Same Thing

The Hooligans in Houlihans

Missy Franklin is Away From Her Desk Right Now

Sports Never Looked So Good

You should really be following Sports Illustrated’s Instagram account, especially with the new story addition that has featured a stream of beautiful Olympic images since the games began. They didn’t even ask me to say that. I just think it's really, really great.

Odds & Ends

It turns out more people follow through on their job-quitting fantasies than you would think ... Michael Phelps explained why he found the National Anthem so funny ... Have fans figured out the Frank Ocean album release date? (probably not) ... Is the Olympic pool designed to help break records? ... A history of the most modern of art forms, the GIF.

Great Jump, Bad Landing

When you take a leap of faith. 😂😂 (via @joshuasamuel2044)

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FSU Sorority Girl Football Trick Shots

She never even goes wide right!

Squirrel's Eye View

Horace Grant, Draymond Green and Michelle Williams Walk Into A Party

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