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Olympics 2021 live updates: Team USA's Harrison takes silver by a sliver in 100m hurdles and more from Tokyo

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
From the women's 100m hurdles final to U.S. women's basketball's continued pursuit of perfection, we got you covered with all the action from Tokyo.

Jade Carey can show her gold mettle while the best floor gymnast in world sits out

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
The next set of event finals are the men's vault and rings and women's floor.

Great Britain diver Tom Daley knits while in stands at Tokyo Olympics

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
Tom Daley has also knitted a pouch for his gold medal and has used the craft to pass time during the pandemic.

Why USWNT won't get an easy game vs. Canada in Olympic semifinal

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
Having edged past the Dutch, the USWNT gets an easier game against Canada in the Olympic semifinals. Or does it? All signs point to a great game.

Born to be on Team USA: Jessica Springsteen is a star in her own right

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
When Springsteen competes in equestrian jumping, she'll aim to take her famous family name to a new level.

Welcome to a new era in 100-meter sprinting

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
No Usain Bolt, and unknown Americans. The Olympic 100-meter finals wrote a whole new story in sprinting.

Xander Schauffele goes from oh-so-close to Olympic gold

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
His career has been filled with oh-so-close finishes, but no major wins. That changed Sunday. Schauffele overcame a home-country favorite and won a gold medal for the United States.

How the Falcons use Bill Walsh fellowship to emphasize coaching diversity

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
Sarah Hogan and Maquice Williams steward the BIll Walsh fellowship program for the Falcons in hopes of providing female and minority candidates the same pathways they had to jobs in the NFL.

Caeleb Dressel's Olympics can be summed up in one word: Brilliance

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
Dressel was the favorite to win every sprint event even though he had never won an individual Olympic gold medal. With two more on his final night, he didn't disappoint.

French boxer refuses to leave ring after DQ loss

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
France's Mourad Aliev sat on the Olympic ring apron for about an hour in protest of a referee's decision to disqualify him for intentionally using is head to clash with his opponent.

The history behind Texas' and Oklahoma's move to the SEC -- and why it's happening now

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
The power play by Texas and Oklahoma to leave the Big 12 for the SEC brought back lots of bad memories and hurt feelings that date all the way back to the Southwest Conference days.

Madden NFL 22 ratings and rankings: Meet the top 10 quarterbacks, led by Mahomes and Brady

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
Madden NFL 22 ratings are out, and we have the top 10s at several positions, including quarterback and wide receiver.

Korey Stringer's death, 20 years later: The lasting impact and how the NFL changed

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
During 2001 training camp, Vikings lineman Korey Stringer died at age 27 from exertional heatstroke. In the aftermath, new protocols and a psychological pivot changed football.

Timothy Bradley Jr. plays matchmaker: 'The 10 fights I want to see'

August 1, 2021 - 10:28pm
Looking to see big fights in boxing? Timothy Bradley Jr. shares his list of must-see matchups.

Catarina Macario's journey from boys' teams in Brazil to the USWNT, Olympics

August 1, 2021 - 6:57pm
After tears and taunts, Macario showed the reward of overcoming challenges.

Caeleb Dressel, Bobby Finke cap historic week, plus more from Tokyo

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
The final night in the pool was a success for Team USA. Later, the title of world's fastest man will be awarded.

Biles pulls out of individual floor exercise

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Biles pulled out of the individual floor exercise at the Tokyo Olympics but has yet to announce her intentions in the balance beam final.

King: Russians 'should not be here' due to doping

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
American swimmer Lilly King doubled down on criticism of Russian athletes after the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said his teams' medals are the "best answer" to critics who questioned why the country is allowed to compete following scandals.

Strickland overwhelms Hall in unanimous decision

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Sean Strickland won his fifth fight in a row Saturday night in Las Vegas as he dominated Uriah Hall from the start in a lopsided unanimous decision.