Chicago Bears brave heavy rain, flooded field in game against 49ers | USA TODAY

Heavy rains in Illinois obscured visibility as residents across Chicago experienced flash flooding on streets and at sports venues. RELATED: https://bit.ly/3RVKK5M Mother Nature is still undefeated. Also undefeated: the Chicago Bears. Behind second-year quarterback Justin Fields, the Bears pulled off…

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Sue Bird says goodbye to the WNBA, retires after playoff loss | USA TODAY

Sue Bird, legendary WNBA player for the Seattle Storm, retires after 20 years on the court. RELATED: Sports photographer reflects on Serena Williams’s legendary career | USA TODAY #Shorts https://bit.ly/3Bo7h5P Bird stayed on the court after the final buzzer, receiving…

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Sports photographer reflects on Serena Williams’s legendary career | USA TODAY #Shorts

As Serena Williams competes in her final U.S. Open, USA TODAY photographer Robert Deutsch reflects on his coverage, spanning Serena’s entire career. RELATED: Fans of Serena Williams pay tribute after first-round of US Open win https://bit.ly/3CY8Yb0 » Subscribe to USA…

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NBA star Stephen Curry receives degree from alma mater | USA TODAY

Curry left Davidson College 13 years ago to play for the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. He received a degree and was named to the school’s Hall of Fame. RELATED: Fans of Serena Williams pay tribute after first-round of US Open…

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Fans create beer snake out of cuts at college football game in Ireland | USA TODAY

Fans created a beer snake with free cups after vendors at the Nebraska-Northwestern football game in Dublin, Ireland, were unable to charge credit cards. RELATED: Man tunes out Harry Styles at concert for New York Giants NFL game https://youtube.com/shorts/eu7Q38NUOb8 »…

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World Gravy Wrestling Championship is back in the United Kingdom | USA TODAY

Hundreds of spectators got to watch as wrestlers competed to be the world champion of gravy wrestling after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. RELATED: Mullet Championships hosting ‘best mullet’ contests https://youtu.be/qdA1y3HkCkw » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh »…

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Mint condition 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card sells for record price | USA TODAY

A 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card, originally bought for $50,000 in 1995, just shattered a record for the most expensive sports memorabilia sold. RELATED: Man tunes out Harry Styles at concert for New York Giants NFL game https://youtube.com/shorts/eu7Q38NUOb8 A mint…

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Vanessa Bryant honors Kobe, daughter after lawsuit win | USA TODAY

A jury awarded Vanessa Bryant $16 million over photos taken at the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others. RELATED: Kobe, Gianna Bryant honored with court in Philadelphia A federal jury has awarded Kobe Bryant’s…

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