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Seahawks' Smith: 'Still have a lot left in the tank'

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Seattle Seahawks DE Aldon Smith was mum on his pending legal case in Louisiana, but he said he's focused and believes he still has "a lot to offer this game."

Source: Mond positive; Cousins a close contact

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Vikings rookie Kellen Mond has tested positive for COVID-19, a source confirmed to ESPN, and as a result QBs Kirk Cousins and Nate Stanley -- both deemed high-risk close contacts -- will have to abide by a five-day quarantine.

Zavala 1st ever to hit 1st 3 MLB HRs in one game

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
In his 18th game in the majors -- a loss to the Indians -- unheralded White Sox rookie Seby Zavala, 27, had a night to remember Saturday in Chicago, becoming the first player in MLB history to hit his first three career home runs in the same game.

Triple-A game nixed after medical emergency

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Daniel Brito, a third baseman for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, suffered a medical emergency during Saturday's game against the Rochester Red Wings.

Olympic gymnastics updates: MyKayla Skinner wins silver, Suni Lee earns bronze in event finals

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
On Sunday, Suni Lee could win another medal -- possibly Olympic gold -- in event finals. We've got you covered with live updates.

Max Verstappen takes new Honda engine, no grid penalty

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Honda detected a potential issue it believes is linked to Verstappen's high-speed crash at Silverstone.

Jade Carey's wild path to the Olympic Games -- and possibly a gymnastics medal

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
With Simone Biles' withdrawal, Jade Carey has stepped into the spotlight.

Transfer Talk: Saul set to leave Atletico amid Liverpool, Man Utd interest

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Representatives of Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez plan to discuss a move to the Premier League next week. Transfer Talk has the latest.

Durant powers Team USA's rout of Czech Rep.

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
On a night when he became the all-time leading American scorer in the Olympics, Kevin Durant added another tremendous performance to his Team USA résumé in a 119-84 victory over the Czech Republic.

Djokovic denied Olympic bronze, throws racket

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Novak Djokovic lost the bronze medal match in the Tokyo 2020 men's singles event to Pablo Carreno Busta on Saturday before withdrawing from the mixed-doubles competition.

Georgian athletes' access revoked for sightseeing

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Two Georgian athletes have had their accreditation revoked from the Tokyo Olympics after they were spotted leaving the athletes village to visit friends in Japan.

NFL training camp updates: Super Bowl champ Buccaneers on field, Lions Olympic watch party, more

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
All 32 NFL teams are on the field Saturday and we are covering it live. Tom Brady and Tampa Bay start their quest to win back-to-back titles.

Durant becomes top scorer in U.S. men's history

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Kevin Durant is now the leading men's scorer in U.S. Olympic basketball history, surpassing Carmelo Anthony.

Kurkjian: July brings revenge homers, dueling grand slams and a Zack (or Zach or Zac) attack

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
This month's Quirkjians prove deadline deals can come back to bite you -- sometimes much sooner than you'd think.

Former Jets Joe Namath and Winston Hill: A rose, a scotch and a Hall of Fame friendship

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
The quarterback cried tears of joy when he heard the left tackle he played with for 12 years would be inducted into the HOF's Centennial Class of 2020. Here's their story.

Berhalter, USMNT look to top Mexico in another final

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
The USMNT may be minus its top stars but is in Las Vegas to win. Mexico, meanwhile, simply cannot afford to lose. Get set for another epic contest!

Thompson-Herah breaks FloJo's 100m record

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Elaine Thompson-Herah broke Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old Olympic record in the women's 100 meters, crossing the line in 10.61 seconds Saturday to defend her title and lead a Jamaican sweep of the medals.

Casas homers to lead U.S. over South Korea

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Red Sox prospect Triston Casas hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the fourth inning, Nick Allen also went deep and the United States rallied past defending champion South Korea 4-2 Saturday night to finish the group stage of Olympic baseball at 2-0.

Lyu becomes oldest Olympic weightlifting champ

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Age isn't weighing Lyu Xiaojun down. The 37-year-old Chinese weightlifter became the oldest man to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport on Saturday after a tense finish in the men's 81-kilogram category

After Sancho, Varane signings, Man United have to win titles. Can Solskjaer deliver?

August 1, 2021 - 4:50am
Man United's summer business has naturally sparked high expectations for trophies this coming season. No pressure, then.