There aren't many settings where you can be in the presence of Grammy Award-winning artists, celebrity chefs or Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks when they aren't the stars of the show, but you can see more than your fair share sitting on the sidelines at big sporting events.
To be clear: We're talking about Adele, Guy Fieri and Russell Wilson -- a trio among the assortment of famous fans who have recently been spotted on the sidelines.
Whether it's to see postseason games during the NBA and Stanley Cup playoffs or early-season action in MLB and the WNBA, multiple leagues have attracted spectators from various social circles.
That trend continued this week, as several familiar faces were seen showing up and showing out.
Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, golfer Brooks Koepka, Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Alex Rodriguez were in the building for the Eastern Conference finals. DJ Khaled also returned to Miami to help out with some pregame ceremonies.
STARS in the building 🤩 pic.twitter.com/vuQ7WWq2sh— ESPN (@espn) May 30, 2022
Gervonta Davis vs. Rolando Romero
Boxers Errol Spence Jr. and Danny "Swift" Garcia had ringside seats to watch Davis defend his WBA lightweight title against Romero.
Madonna was also front and center to watch the championship bout.
The Rangers had some special guests in attendance for their win-or-go-home Game 6 against the Hurricanes. Former Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera and actress Rachel Brosnahan showed up to watch the action on the ice.
More stars at the Hurricanes-Rangers game 🤩 pic.twitter.com/vs4mZjGLue— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 29, 2022
Gaten Matarazzo and David Harbour from the hit Netflix show "Stranger Things" also stopped by to enjoy some playoff hockey.
Fortunately, James made it in time to see the action, but his squad lost, 1-0.
Longtime Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz sat courtside at TD Garden and cheered on the Celtics.
Big Papi loving the Game 6 intensity! pic.twitter.com/yXOhg3z1nx— NBA (@NBA) May 28, 2022
Two days removed from homering three times and driving in a career-high eight runs, San Francisco Giants slugger Joc Pederson rang in the Warriors' potential series closer.
Miami-based music producer and Heat fan DJ Khaled made waves in Game 5 of Miami's series against the 76ers. His efforts included giving head coach Erik Spoelstra a midgame shoulder massage and grabbing a Sixers turnover.
This time around he made his presence known early.
Dwyane Wade was seated on the baseline in Las Vegas for the WNBA Commissioner's Cup matchup.
The Flash is in The House! ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/daXv0m2F9d— Las Vegas Aces (@LVAces) May 24, 2022