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Former U.S. Soccer Star Heather O’Reilly Welcomes Baby Boy + 14 More Things We Learned

By Joshua Clayton and Sheridan Powell | June 29, 2020, 4:50 p.m. (ET)

Heather O'Reilly celebrates after scoring a goal in 2016.  Heather O'Reilly of the US Women's National Team celebrates after scoring a goal against Thailand on Sept. 15, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.


The month of June was a busy one on social media. Members of Team USA took to the platforms to celebrate big news, make a statement and more. Athletes celebrated the first-ever Olympic and Paralympic Day and welcomed new members of the Team USA family, which of  course includes a new puppy! Check out what you missed. 

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Big Announcements

Athletes from across Team USA had some BIG news to share over the past few weeks.

Retired swimmer Natalie Coughlin announced the Coughlin family is about to get a little bigger!



And U.S. soccer star Heather O’Reilly welcomed her son, William! 



But that’s not all, Erin Hamlin announced her bundle of joy will be here in December...


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… and Paralympian Chuck Aoki gushed about the addition of a new pup! 



Nyjah Huston had some news of his own. The Team USA skateboarder unveiled his new shoe design, the Jah 2. Looking good!




NWSL players make a statement before returning to action over the weekend



Pride Month

Tatyana McFadden took to Twitter to celebrate her family during Pride Month. 



And wheelchair basketball player Abby Dunkin remembers exactly where she was five years ago.



Olympic & Paralympic Day

Kristin Armstrong took to Twitter to share some of her very favorite Olympic memories on #OlympicParalympicDay. 



This video had us ALL in the feels. 



Speaking of feels, McKenzie Coan shared just what the Paralympics mean to her. 



And finally, Happy Olympic and Paralympic Day from the (gold medal winning) women’s ice hockey team! 



Monday Motivations

Some much needed Monday Motivation, thanks Johnny!



Melissa Stockwell shared a photo that made us ALL smile.



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