The Olympics schedule makes it impossible for the network to cover athletics as thoroughly as swimming. That was made evident by the broadcast of the heartwarming moment between Italy's gold medal winners Gianmarco Tamberi and Lamont Marcell Jacobs.
Anchored by Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel and boosted by fresh faces like Lydia Jacoby and Bobby Finke, the team won 30 medals. But powerhouses like Australia are not too far behind.
Jessie Fleming's 75th-minute penalty kick was the difference in a choppy match that ultimately went Canada's way.
The four-time Olympic gold medalist has not competed since withdrawing from the women's team final last Tuesday.
Gabby Thomas can run the 200-meter dash faster than Marion Jones or Allyson Felix ever did. The poster girl for "black girl magic" is primed to become the first-ever Harvard graduate to win a gold medal.
Reigning WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson scored 22 points to lead Team USA to its 52nd straight win at the Olympics.