Massive crowds. Clear weather. No tanks. July 10th is the new July 4th. The US Women’s Soccer got the ticker tape parade they deserved. Here are some photos from NYC, and some of the highlights from SI, and more from CNN.

+ Megan Rapinoe, addressed the crowd: “This is my charge to everyone: We have to be better. We have to love more, hate less. We gotta listen more and talk less. We gotta know that this is everybody’s responsibility.”