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Michael Phelps Wears All 23 Gold Medals On Sports Illustrated Cover

Michael Phelps is considered the greatest Olympic athlete of all time, and Sports Illustrated’s latest issue shows why. Phelps appeared on his 12th cover for the magazine wearing all 23 Olympic gold medals for the first time (he left the five non-gold medals at home, it seems). The most decorated Olympic athlete in history sat […]

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For Obama, It's The Last Of His Greats: 21 Awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom

For the final time in his presidency, Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor, to 21 recipients at the White House on Tuesday.  Honorees included entertainers Tom Hanks and Diana Ross, philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, architect Frank Gehry, scientist Margaret Hamilton, and athletes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and (a crying) […]