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We love sports! And we know you love sports, too. But why do we miss them so much? 

So as we wait for the biggest team sports to return in America, we asked ourselves why we fell in love with sports in the first place. And we are sharing those stories — both ours and yours. These are the stories shared so far:  

We want your stories, too! Email us at usatodaysports@usatoday.com to share the moment or reason that you first fell in love with sports. 

RIP George Floyd. 

The painful moments of George Floyd’s death have reignited discussions around racism and police brutality in the United States and have led to protests around the country. Members of the sports community are using their platforms each day to join the conversation:

The other standout sports stories from the week that was: 

Pop quiz:Do you recognize these iconic sports stats?

Video to brighten your day

We all could use a pick-me-up right now. Here’s just the sweetest video of how a FedEx man connected a young fan with skateboarding legend Tony Hawk.

The rest of the good (and goofy) from the week that was: 

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