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"At the Super Bowl with my dad, six weeks before he passed away from leukemia."


"Got to be the batboy in Wrigley Field for a day, back in 2007."


"The last [season] my baby brother and I shared a sideline.


"The moment the ball hit the ground and we were 2006 State Champs. #StormingTheCourt #Trojans"


"The day I got my first real basketball goal at age six."


"Taking my daughter to her first Bama game. #bestdayofmylife."


"When my will showed me what I was capable of. Running 13.1 miles in 1hr53min."


"Set an American Record in the midst of a quarter life crisis."


"Waking up from my liver transplant to watch the giants win the Super Bowl"


"Seeing my son, who once couldn't tolerate skates on feet b/c of autism, skate in front of 47k people."


"The moment I knew I was able to finish a Tough Mudder at 42."


"Maybe not the happiest but easily the most unforgettable. That's me in the middle."


"Celebrating a state title with my dad."


"The moment @dennisrodman handed me his jersey after my first Bulls game in 1996."


"I'm chunky. But I did an Ironman. 7am start—11:36:07pm finish. And I beat Batman!"



Photograph by Lenny Ignelzi/AP

Clean Freak Struggling through a 4--9 start with a 4.61 ERA, Tim Lincecum went long and deep in San Diego last Saturday, throwing a 148-pitch no-hitter against the Padres. The Freak's first career no-no earned him a dousing from teammates but didn't eliminate the trade rumors surrounding the two-time Cy Young Award winner.


Photograph by Pool/Belga/

French Roasted Yukiya Arashiro of Japan (white helmet) found himself sandwiched between New Zealand's Greg Henderson (blue pants) and a heap of hardware during the Tour de France's stage 12 on July 11. After untangling, both men rode on, with Arashiro standing 94th and Henderson 164th after the 15th stage on Sunday, while Chris Froome of Britain retained the yellow jersey.


Photographs Top Row (L to R): Courtesy of Alex Kapacinskas, Andrew Rutberg, Megan Armstrong,, Reggie Lee

Courtesy of Robert Klemko, Josh McDaniel; Jamie Squire/Getty Images; Courtesy of Jason Boxt, John Tortorello

Courtesy of Jeff Watson, Matt Johnson, Jer Rutman, Denis Doyle/Getty Images; Courtesy of Jody Genessy

The Tweetest Things Last week, senior editor Richard Deitsch tweeted about how cool it would be to have a picture of one's greatest moment. Within hours hundreds of photos came pouring in, and among the shots of graduations, child births and family reunions were a trove of sports scenes. Find more at or @RichardDeitsch.