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Olympics 2021 ICYMI: KD passes Melo, a new fastest woman, world record for Caeleb Dressel

July 31, 2021 - 1:48pm
More American medals in the pool at night. Then get up early for Team USA baseball and basketball.

Trayvon Bromell is off to a rocky start in the 100 meters, but comebacks are his thing

July 31, 2021 - 1:48pm
The American 100-meter favorite barely advanced Saturday, but it wouldn't be smart to count him out.

USA Baseball, a team of has-beens and not-yets, aiming for gold

July 31, 2021 - 1:48pm
Baseball has been absent from the Olympic Games since 2008, and Team USA, comprised of "24 ballplayers with 24 different stories," is eager to win it all.

Kenyan sprinter suspended over positive test

July 31, 2021 - 1:48pm
The International Testing Agency says it has provisionally suspended Kenyan sprinter Mark Odhiambo after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid.

Russian fencers win women's team saber gold

July 31, 2021 - 1:48pm
The Russian Olympic Committee won the women's team saber fencing Saturday by beating France 45-41 in the final for its third fencing gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo daily COVID-19 infections hit record high

July 31, 2021 - 1:48pm
COVID-19 cases in Olympic host city Tokyo surged to a record high of 4,058 on Saturday, overshadowing the Olympic Games.

Viewers guide: Uriah Hall, Sean Strickland have the spotlight -- who'll take advantage?

July 31, 2021 - 1:48pm
Middleweights Uriah Hall and Sean Strickland both are on winning streaks going into Saturday's UFC main event clash.

Transfer Talk: Chelsea's move for Romelu Lukaku knocked back by Inter striker

July 31, 2021 - 1:48pm
Chelsea have offered Romelu Lukaku a return to the Premier League, but the Inter striker is happy in Italy. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

Dressel sets WR; Ledecky dominates 800 free

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
Caeleb Dressel captured his third gold in Tokyo with a world record in the 100-meter butterfly, while Katie Ledecky closed out her Olympics with a gold in the 800 free.

Djokovic denied Olympic bronze, throws racquet

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
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.

Padres' Tatis leaves after injuring shoulder again

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. suffered a partially dislocated left shoulder when he slid into third base in Friday's 9-4 loss to the Rockies.

Olympics 2021 live updates: World record for Caeleb Dressel, sixth individual gold for Katie Ledecky and more from Tokyo

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
More American medals in the pool at night. Then get up early for Team USA baseball and basketball.

Seven amazing numbers that explain the greatness of Katie Ledecky

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
Let's examine the dominance behind one of the most respected Olympians in recent memory.

Sources: C's acquire Richardson, trade Thompson

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
The Celtics reshuffled their roster on Friday by picking up Josh Richardson and Kris Dunn in two separate deals, while center Tristan Thompson was sent to the Kings.

Hoyer: Major roster shake-up 'right thing' for Cubs

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
An 11-game losing streak sealed the Chicago Cubs' fate in the standings not only for 2021, but also for the future of the franchise well beyond this season.

Dodgers see 'aggressive' deadline plan bear fruit

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
Dodgers president Andrew Friedman's latest trade move -- plucking Max Scherzer and Trea Turner from Washington for a package of four prospects -- might have made Los Angeles the favorites to repeat as World Series champions.

Source: Colts do expect Wentz back this season

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
Colts QB Carson Wentz, who suffered a foot injury during Thursday's practice, is out indefinitely after undergoing additional tests and meeting with a specialist, sources told ESPN.

Best of Friday at NFL training camps: Rodgers' new ride, 'Baby LeBron' in Carolina

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
Practices heated up Friday as teams took another step closer to live contact. Check out the notable news and insights from around NFL camps.

How USWNT beat dangerous Dutch: Naeher No. 1, Williams takes her chance

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
The U.S. women have taken time to show their best at the Olympics, but Friday's dramatic QF victory had a lot of what we love about this team.

The biggest free-agency and trade storylines -- including the peculiar Westbrook-Lakers fit

July 31, 2021 - 3:46am
The Lakers made the blockbuster move, but was it the right move? Our NBA insiders are answering the biggest questions surrounding free agency and trade season.