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What a difference 4 years makes: http://bit.ly/1nlTAYt

(Cleveland Plain Dealer front pages)

Four days after winning Wimbledon and three days after reclaiming the No. 1 ranking, Novak Djokovic continued the greatest week of his life by marrying his longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic at a seaside resort on the Adriatic.
(Photo: AP)

Four days after winning Wimbledon and three days after reclaiming the No. 1 ranking, Novak Djokovic continued the greatest week of his life by marrying his longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic at a seaside resort on the Adriatic.

(Photo: AP)

17 hidden images in sports logos you won’t be able to unsee

The Tostitos Fiesta Bowl is no longer with us. But during the game’s long history or during any tortilla-based snacking you’ve ever had, have you noticed that the two T’s in “Tostitos” are sharing a bowl of salsa made by the dot on the I?

See the others!

It’s very, very important. He should win and I think he will win. And he must win. It’s all up to (jockey) Victor (Espinoza) now. Unless everybody is taking a pot shot at him or roughing him up, he should win.
Best day of the year? #openingday (Photo via @usatodaysports) http://usat.ly/1fePWM3
(Updated with typo fixed!)

Best day of the year? #openingday (Photo via @usatodaysports) http://usat.ly/1fePWM3

(Updated with typo fixed!)

It’s tough. That’s sport, right? You try your whole life for something like this and it’s over in 2½ minutes.

Columnist will stop using ‘Redskins’

USA TODAY Sports columnist Christine Brennan says today that she will stop using the name ‘Redskins’ to identify the Washington-area football team.

"Why? It’s the right thing to do. If that’s not reason enough, try explaining and defending the nickname to a child. It’s impossible."

This man ran 163 miles without sleeping to honor Boston Marathon victims.
A year ago, Adam Scully-Power was 50 pounds heavier and didn’t recognize himself in pictures. He couldn’t even run a 2-mile loop near his house without stopping.
Read through to learn about the journey — and his connection to the photo that showed Dzhokar Tsarnaev walking away from the scene: http://usat.ly/1abOngh

This man ran 163 miles without sleeping to honor Boston Marathon victims.

A year ago, Adam Scully-Power was 50 pounds heavier and didn’t recognize himself in pictures. He couldn’t even run a 2-mile loop near his house without stopping.

Read through to learn about the journey — and his connection to the photo that showed Dzhokar Tsarnaev walking away from the scene: http://usat.ly/1abOngh

usatodaysports:

It’s just an idea, but these LA KISS uniforms are something we’d like to see.

Just sketching out loud here …

usatodaysports:

It’s just an idea, but these LA KISS uniforms are something we’d like to see.

Just sketching out loud here …

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager lost control of his bat and it flew into the stands, landing on a young Astros fan named Lyle. Lyle wrote Seager a letter.

Dear Mr. Seager,
My name is Lyle Raymond. Your bat landed on me. I am OK. Thanks for giving me the thumbs up when you were on first base. I like the Astros but will cheer you on too. I gave back your bat because you had a big hitting streak with that bat. I hope you have more hits with that bat.
Your fan, Lyle

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager lost control of his bat and it flew into the stands, landing on a young Astros fan named Lyle. Lyle wrote Seager a letter.

Dear Mr. Seager,

My name is Lyle Raymond. Your bat landed on me. I am OK. Thanks for giving me the thumbs up when you were on first base. I like the Astros but will cheer you on too. I gave back your bat because you had a big hitting streak with that bat. I hope you have more hits with that bat.

Your fan, Lyle