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U.S. softball 5-0, will bat last in gold-medal game
Kelsey Stewart homered leading off the seventh inning, capping a late rally that gave the United States a 2-1 victory over Japan to win the group stage at the Olympics and the right to bat last in the gold-medal game.[read more]

U.S. men lose backstroke race in first since '92
Russian athletes swept the top two spots in the 100-meter backstroke on Tuesday, with Evgeny Rylov claiming the gold in 51.98 seconds and teammate Kliment Kolesnikov taking the silver in 52.00. Defending Olympic champion Ryan Murphy settled for bronze.[read more]

Lavelle: U.S. loss to Sweden 'blessing in disguise'
USWNT's Rose Lavelle has said that the loss they experienced against Sweden was a blessing in disguise for the team.[read more]

Tokyo fencing loss eased by marriage proposal
After suffering an Olympic defeat, Argentine fencer Maria Belen Perez Maurice got a happy surprise: a marriage proposal from her longtime coach and partner, Lucas Guillermo Saucedo.[read more]

Titmus dethrones Ledecky, wins gold in 400 free
Titmus won one of the most anticipated races of the Games, capturing the gold medal with the second-fastest time in history.[read more]

Luka drops 48 in Olympic debut, flirts with record
Luka Doncic made a spectacular Olympic debut with 48 points, tied for the second-highest total in men's basketball history in the Games, to lead Slovenia to a 118-100 victory.[read more]

Snakes on a plain white shirt: Inter Milan drop new away kit
Inter Milan have released their new away kit and, following on from their snakeskin home kit, it's an unusual look.[read more]

Okla. St. prez rips OU for 'planning with SEC'
Oklahoma State president Kayse Shrum issued a blistering statement on Monday, saying Oklahoma's intentions to explore leaving the Big 12 are "strategic, deliberate and is the result of months of planning with the SEC."[read more]

Source: Saints snag Hogan after lacrosse stint
With Michael Thomas (ankle) expected to miss the start of the season and currently on the PUP list, the Saints have added Chris Hogan, the veteran receiver who most recently was playing in the Premier Lacrosse League.[read more]

Usman-Covington rematch to headline UFC 268
UFC 268 in November will feature a main event title bout between welterweights Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. Usman will defend his belt against Covington, who lost the pair's first fight in December 2019.[read more]