Jockey Victor Espinosa waves from the saddle atop American Pharaoh after winning the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Track on May 16 in Baltimore, Md. American Pharaoh will attempt to win horse racing's triple crown at the Belmont Stakes. Mark Abraham/UPI/Landov hide caption

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American Outlaws, seen on the big screen, cheer for the U.S. women's national team more than half an hour before kickoff during a match with Mexico on May 17. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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Haneen Radi, an Arab Israeli, wants to organize a marathon for her town of Tira, but was told the run couldn't include women. When she insisted, she received threats, and the back window of her car was shot out. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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