American actress Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Born: Mary Louise Streep June 22, 1949 (age 67) Summit, New Jersey, U.S.
Alma mater: Vassar College Yale University
Occupation: Actress, film producer
Years active: 1971–present
Spouse(s): Don Gummer (m. 1978)
Partner(s): John Cazale (1976–78); his death
Children: Henry, Mamie, Grace, and Louisa

Top 10 Teams in NBA History

Top 10 Teams in NBA History

Boston Celtics 1964-65
Philadelphia 76ers 1966-67
New York Knicks 1969-70
Los Angeles Lakers 1971-72
Philadelphia 76ers 1982-83
Boston Celtics 1985-86
Los Angeles Lakers 1986-87
Detroit Pistons 1988-89
Chicago Bulls 1991-92
Chicago Bulls 1995-96

Top 10 Coaches in NBA History

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Top 10 Coaches in NBA History

Red Auerbach
Chuck Daly
Bill Fitch
Red Holzman
Phil Jackson
John Kundla
Don Nelson
Jack Ramsay
Pat Riley
Lenny Wilkens

Jeff Henderson won the Gold in Long Jump at RIO 2016

Jeff Henderson’s coach encouraged him to get the Olympic long jump gold medal Saturday the similar manner he encouraged his wife 28 years ago.

The coach: Al Joyner, the 1984 Olympic triple jump gold medalist. His wife? The late Florence Griffith Joyner. Griffith Joyner received both the 100- and also the 200-meter at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games, which take place a couple of months before Henderson was born.
He was so positice he would win the long jump at Olympic Stadium that he provided Joyner the medal back before the contest even started.

And he gotten with a clutch jump, securing that gold medal on his sixth and also last attempt. Henderson leaped a season-best 27 feet, 6 inches. It was the 22nd long jump medal for the United States in an event it has dominated.

Maya DiRado received Gold in Women's 200 m backstroke

Team USA's Maya DiRado triggered a significant upset after winning a surprise gold medal in the women's 200m backstroke at the pool in Rio.

Hungary's Katinka Hosszu was longing for a 4th gold in the pool, However it was not to be and she needed to settle for the silver. Hosszu, called as 'The Iron Lady' had actually won the 100m backstroke, the 200m individual medley as well as the 400m

individual medley, but in Friday night's contest, she was caught in the final some meters as DiRado beat her by six hundredths of a second. Hilary Caldwell of Canada take bronze.

Ledecky won Gold in 800 m freestyle broken his own world record

Katie Ledecky created history as the simply second woman to gain 3 individual freestyle events at a single Olympic Games on Friday night while she properly secured her 2012 gold in the 800m freestyle. She raced to 8 minutes, 4.79 seconds to lower the world record for the 5th time.
Ledecky joins American Debbie Meyer in the 1968 Mexico City Games, to win 3 individual freestyle gold medals in one Olympics. She as well ties distance swimming greats Janet Evans and also Brooke Bennett as the only U.S. women to win back-to-back 800m freestyle Olympic golds.

"I’m simply so happy," Ledecky told after the race. "I’ve simply had so much fun this week not just in the pool but just with my teammates. The memories mean a lot more than the medals to me here. I’m simply so proud of my teammates and also exactly what we all have done this last week.”

Anthony Ervin won Gold in Men's 50 m freestyle

Sixteen years after winning his very first individual gold medal at the Olympics, Anthony Ervin grabbed his 2nd with a furious dash from one end of the pool to the other.

Finishing an amazing quest in the blink of an eye, the an older member of the U.S. swimming side touched first in the 50-meter freestyle, edging the defending Olympic winner, Florent Manaudou of France, by just hundredth of a second.
One more American, Nathan Adrian, take the the bronze. The 35-year-old Ervin won his very first gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, tying teammate Gary Hall Jr. for the top spot. Then, Ervin walked away from swimming, missing the following 2 Olympics while he embarked on a journey to find his purpose in life.

Michelle Carter receives Gold in Women's shot put

American shot put story maker Michelle Carter was unwittingly at the center of an Olympic debate as she stood on the podium to got her gold medal Saturday night.

As the Star-Spangled Banner echoed around the 47,000-seater stadium, she smiled and also allowed her medal before swathes of empty seats.
Rio 2016 was littered with deficiencies attention that has seen thousands of seats in arenas vacant.But athletics officials tried to defend the stayaway fans and also risked offending Carter, the very first woman to clinch gold Medal in the shot put for the US.