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Who are you calling old? Age is but a number for these senior athletes

[ad_1] Their hair is gray, their skin is wrinkled and they're unlikely to defy the law of gravity for more than a moment at a time. But photographer David Burnett, who has covered 12 Olympic Games, considers them the most inspiring subjects he's captured. "They're in it to prove something to themselves," says Burnett, who crisscrossed the country the past two years to document senior athletes from an array of
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Bruins sweep Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final

[ad_1] RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tuukka Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final, winning 4-0 on Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years. Rask made 24 saves in his second straight series-clinching shutout. Patrice Bergeron scored two goals, David Pastrnak had a goal and two assists and Brad Marchand added an
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John Daly’s wild ride around Bethpage Black

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- On the fourth hole of his opening round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Thursday, John Daly drove his cart down the right side of the fairway and stopped unexpectedly.Daly, the 1991 PGA Championship winner, reached into his right pocket and pulled out a cigarette -- his third of the round.After he hit his second shot on the par-5 13th hole, a fan outside
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Warriors rule Durant (calf) out for Games 3 and 4

[ad_1] OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers. The plan is for him to be evaluated in one week, the Warriors said in a statement released Thursday night.Durant, who hasn't played since he strained his calf in the third quarter of the Warriors' Game 5 win over the Houston Rockets in
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Julie Ertz is the ass kicker of the U.S. women’s national team

[ad_1] IT'S 10 MINUTES before practice in the Chicago Red Stars' training room, and midfielder Julie Ertz is curled up on a massage table, cupping the arches of her feet. She suctions her skin into a small, pressurized globe, a process that calls to mind medieval torture but allegedly relieves tightness. Her toenails are painted periwinkle blue. A small cross tattoo is tucked behind her ear like a flower.Ertz winces
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Kylian Mbappe, Christian Pulisic and Frenkie de Jong lead soccer’s 30 best players under 21

[ad_1] 10:38 AM ETESPN staffIt's 2019. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the dominant forces in soccer, winning nearly every individual award and leading their clubs to title after title. Yet both are in the twilights of their careers, at 31 and 34 years old respectively, and previous heirs to the throne such as Neymar and Gareth Bale haven't come close to filling their boots.It's the same story for a