Michael Phelps is ready to swim into the sunset.

After winning a total of 16 Olympic medals, including a record eight gold medals in Beijing at the 2008 Summer Olympics, the star says this summer's games will be his last.

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Yes, ESPN announcers: Bryce Harper is only 19 years old.

In the bottom of the first inning of last night's nationally-televised game, the Washington Nationals rookie sensation was hit by a pitch from Cole Hamels; made his way to third base on a single by Jayson Werth; and then sprinted for home when Hamels threw over for a pickoff attempt at first.

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And by best, we mean worst.

It not unclear where this took place, or why the fella below was even handed the task, but during a break in the action at what looks like an NBA game, he attempted to jump off a small trampoline for a slam dunk, only to fall a few meters short.

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The career of Mariano Rivera, the greatest relief pitcher to ever play Major League Baseball and one of the most respected players to ever don a uniform, may be over.

The 42-year old closer tore his ACL prior to the Yankees/Royals game yesterday when he tripped in the outfield shagging fly balls during batting practice.

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Just as football legend's Junior Seau's death was officially ruled a suicide by investigators, a forensic pathologist who identified chronic brain damage as a factor in the deaths of some NFL players flew in to help with the autopsy.

The pathologist, Bennet Omalu, assisted in the autopsy conducted by the San Diego County medical examiner because of his experience with NFL players and brain injuries, well placed sources confirmed to ESPN late Thursday.

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Serena Williams may play tennis, but she won't have anything to do with love any time soon.

So the multiple-time Grand Slam champion told Celebuzz this week, saying past relationships - she's been the rumored gal pal of Common and Drake - left too hurtful of a scar.

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Forget take your kid to work day. This is Take a Supermodel to Work Day.

In honor of this made-up but lots-of-fun holiday, Kate Upton shadows a pair of NBA pros - Kevin Durant and James Harden of the Oklahoma City Thunder - at work in a new ad campaign for Skullcandy headphones.

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Former NFL great Junior Seau was found dead in his home in Oceanside, Calif., today. Police say the likely cause of death was suicide. He was 43 years old.

Law enforcement sources reportedly believe Seau, a USC and pro football standout for 20 seasons, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. 

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Paulina Gretzky is up to it again. Or at least she was.

About five months after the daughter of the greatest professional hockey in history created an online stir by posting a series of bikini photos to Twitter - only to quickly remove them and delete her account with no explanation - the 23-year old blonde has moved on to Instagram.

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