After a barrage of hateful, racist, and misogynistic tweets nearly drove Leslie Jones off Twitter for good, the comedian has returned with a series of live tweets hailed as the best Olympic commentary for non-sports fans.
Michael Phelps's very presence at the Summer Games is record-breaking, but the American swimmer just proved he's much more than a nominal contender.
Highlights of Day 3 include the men's gymnastics team final, a history-making fencing performance by Ibtihaj Muhammad, and the first-ever Olympic gold medal for women's rugby sevens.
Brazil will put its best foot forward Friday night when the Olympic Games kick off at 8:00 p.m. ET on NBC. But soccer legend Pele will not be lighting the Olympic cauldron.