Members of the Afghanistan national girls soccer team.

Afghanistan Girls Soccer Team Granted Asylum In Portugal

The rescue mission, called Operation Soccer Balls, was a joint coordination between former U.S. intelligence officials, humanitarian groups and more.

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0:28Milwaukee Bucks NBA TV play-by-play announcer Lisa Byington.
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Milwaukee Bucks Name Lisa Byington New Television Announcer

2:18Mel Ondik gives a COVID-19 vaccine to Joseph Garduno before the Raiders-Ravens Monday Night Football game on Sept. 13.
David Becker / AP

Welcoming Fans Back To The Stands

2:52United States gymnasts from left, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols, arrive to testify
Saul Loeb / AP

Gymnasts Say The FBI Mishandled Nassar Abuse Allegations

1:24U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles testifies during a Senate Judiciary hearing.
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Gymnasts Testify In Hearing About How FBI Handled Nassar Case

0:47Miami flags fly in the parking lot before an NCAA college football game.
Wilfredo Lee / AP

Falling Cat Saved At Miami College Football Game

0:27NFL preseason football game
Adam Hunger / AP

NFL To Allow Players To Wear Social Justice Phrases On Helmets

0:22Argentina's Lionel Messi, center, Brazil's Neymar, left, and Argentina's coach Lionel Scaloni talk.
Andre Penner / AP

Brazil-Argentina World Cup Qualifier Suspended In Coronavirus Dispute

2:46Members of the Afghan women's national football team warm up before a friendly match.
Altaf Qadri / AP

The Female Soccer Player Who Stayed Behind In Afghanistan

members of the Afghanistan national girls youth soccer team and their families are seen in Kabul
AP

Effort Underway To Rescue Girls Soccer Team From Afghanistan

0:26Naomi Osaka, of Japan, speaks to the crowd
Elise Amendola / AP

Naomi Osaka Wins U.S. Open Return

3:04Football players grab each other.
Scripps

WXYZ: Experts Warn Parents About Long-Term Impacts Of Concussions

3:02Women climb rocks.
Scripps

Group Aims To Make Climbing More Inclusive

3:59Transgender woman holds a ball.
Scripps

Advocates Push For Fair Ways To Include Transgender Athletes In Sports

2:23Man stands in a gym.
KNXV

KNXV: This Boxing Gym Is Empowering People With Parkinson's

0:39Noah Malone of the United States competes at the 2020 Paralympics Games in Tokyo, Japan.
Eugene Hoshiko / AP

Blind Paralympian Noah Malone Shares Heartfelt Message From Tokyo

1:42Man works on a prosthetic
KSTU

KSTU: Utah Prosthetics Company Helps Paralympic Athletes Break Records

ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols
Paul Sancya / AP

ESPN Taking Rachel Nichols Off Its NBA Programming

2:30Runner stands at the finish line.
Noah Malone

WRTV: Indiana Runner Goes For Gold At The Paralympics

0:19Serena Williams at Wimbledon in June 2021.
Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP

Serena Williams Pulls Out Of U.S. Open

Japanese athletes wave after lighting the Paralympic cauldron.
Shuji Kajiyama / AP

Tokyo Paralympic Games Open In Empty National Stadium

1:20Men play tennis.
KSHB

KSHB: Kansas Tennis Player Heads To The Paralympics

Major League Baseball is ending its 70-year relationship with trading card company Topps.
Charles Krupa / AP

MLB To End 70-year Partnership With Topps Trading Cards

3:21An Afghan woman climbs
Ascend: Leadership Through Athletics

Afghan Women Athletes Face Uncertain Future Amid Taliban Push

The Baylor University logo is displayed on the football field at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas.
Waco Tribune-Herald / AP

NCAA Hands Baylor Probation, Fine In Sex Assault Scandal

0:25Lionel Messi waves after arriving at Le Bourget airport, north of Paris.
Francois Mori / AP

Soccer Star Lionel Messi Agrees To Sign With Paris Saint-Germain

2:13Diamond inspired by "Field of Dreams"
MLB Photos

MLB Game To Take Place At 'Field Of Dreams' Stadium

3:38Competitive gamers.
Scripps

Will Esports Join The Olympics?

3:13Break dancer.
Scripps

Break Dancers Are Eager To Hit Olympic Stage In 2024

0:25The Canadian women's national soccer team poses with their Olympic gold medals.
Fernando Vergara / AP

Canada Wins First Olympic Gold Medal In Women's Soccer

0:22United States Olympic track star Allyson Felix.
Francisco Seco / AP

Track Star Allyson Felix Makes History At The Olympics