Here's why the Paris Olympics track is purple

While no specific profound significance has been attributed, event organizers assert that opting for a purple track enables them to depart from the customary color palette.

Phillies slugger Bryce Harper throws his hat in the Olympics ring for 2028

The Philadelphia Phillies slugger said it would be a dream to play for Team USA when baseball returns for the 2028 Los Angeles Games. Harper, who turned 31 on Monday, has long been an advocate of MLB taking a break during the season to let major leaguers play in the Olympics.