For Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe, engagement can lead to more Olympic history

They could become the first known married same-sex couple of U.S. athletes to compete at an Olympics, according to Olympic historian Bill Mallon of the OlyMADMen. Previously, soccer players Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger wed. Though Harris made the Rio Olympic team, she did not play in a match.

Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird announce engagement

Rapinoe and Bird, both history-making athletes, met at the Rio Olympics in 2016 and went public about their relationship the following year, according to CBS Sports. In 2018, they became the first openly gay couple to be on the cover of the Body Issue of ESPN The Magazine in 2018.  

17 Tips to Help You Survive

The wonky physics of this game are hilarious. You’ll find that you can build momentum very quickly, which hinders your ability to navigate some obstacles. This is where diving is essential. As WIRED photo editor Phuc Pham says, the game could really be called Dive Guys. Diving will save your life—if there’s one move you […]

The apartment proposal that sparked Lafayette’s housing war is back. Can it win approval?

Developer O’Brien Land Co. submitted its application for the moderate-income project in March 2011, targeting a grassy slope at Deer Hill and Pleasant Hill roads, just north of Highway 24. Two years later, O’Brien tabled the plans and opted to build 44 single-family homes instead — a compromise that city officials proposed after residents balked […]

Colorado Rapids match against Portland Timbers postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests

This comes after Colorado’s home match last Sunday against Sporting Kansas City was also postponed after one player and three staff members tested positive for the virus late last week. The club reported eight more COVID-positive tests Monday — one player and seven staff members.

Sean Connery Dies: Beloved James Bond Actor Was 90

Related Story Don’t Hold Your Breath Waiting To See 007 Film ‘No Time To Die’ On Streamer As Cursory Talks Died Quickly His pathway into acting came via Edinburgh’s King’s Theater, where he helped out backstage before landing a small role in a production of South Pacific, during which time he first encountered Michael Caine; the […]

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Sean Connery, the First and Ultimate James Bond, Dies at 90

After Connery rebuffed an offer of $1 million and said he was finished with Bond, George Lazenby stepped in to star in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service(1969), but the Australian actor was one and done. Connery then accepted a then-record $1.25 million salary — plus a promise that UA would fund two non-Bond films for […]

‘My heart is shattered into a million pieces’: Jamie Foxx’s sister DeOndra, who had Down Syndrome, dies aged 36

The Project Power action star wrote: ‘DeOndra you have left a hole in my heart, but I will fill it with all of the memories that you gave me. I love you with every ounce of me. Our family is shattered but we will put the pieces back together with your love’

The best indie games for 2020

Slay the Spire has three different heroes with unique decks and play styles. The balance of combat is what makes Slay the Spire so good. You’re constantly weighing whether to defend or attack (or do both) during your turn. Slay the Spire has many layers of strategy, but it never becomes cumbersome. In fact, the […]