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Simone Manuel qualified for the semifinals in the 50-meter freestyle after placing 11th in the preliminaries.

US women’s swimming star Simone Manuel returns to pool for 50-meter freestyle after long layoff

The silver medalist in the event in the 2016 Rio Games placed only 11th in Friday's preliminaries, but it was enough to advance to Saturday's semifinals. 1 hour ago

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NCAA president Mark Emmert wants to "align authority and responsibilities" inside his sprawling organization.

NCAA Board of Governors to start reform with constitutional convention

A 22-person Constitution Review Committee drawn from the more than 1,100 member schools will be created to redraft the constitution. 1 hour ago

NBA notebook
Russell Westbrook will be joining LeBron James in Los Angeles.

Wizards trade Russell Westbrook to Lakers

Washington will get Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell and the No. 22 overall pick.

NHL notebook
After losing the Stanley Cup to the Lightning for two straight seasons, Corey Perry decided to join them.

Brandon Saad to Blues, Corey Perry to Lightning on second day of NHL free agency

The two recent Stanley Cup champions brought in more winning experience.

Larry Nassar, former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts.

Feds seek money in Nassar’s prison account for restitution

US prosecutors asked a judge Wednesday to order the Federal Bureau of Prisons to transfer all money in Larry Nassar’s prison account — about $2,000 — to help provide restitution to five victims as part of his 60-year child porn sentence.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson stands on the field after an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Baltimore. Lamar Jackson was not practicing with the Baltimore Ravens at the start of their first practice of training camp Wednesday, July 28.

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID

Lamar Jackson tested positive for COVID-19 and missed Baltimore’s first practice of training camp.

Jayson Tatum (left) scored 14 points for the US men's basketball team Wednesday.

‘It’s time to start looking like Team USA.’ Damian Lillard leads US men’s basketball team past Iran

Lillard scored 21 points and the United States rebounded from a loss to France in its Olympics opener with a convincing victory.

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Defenses around the NHL will have to keep looking out for Alex Ovechkin (left), who will be in a Capitals uniform for five more years.

Alex Ovechkin signs five-year deal to stay with Capitals

Ovechkin, who negotiated the deal himself, is in sixth place on the NHL's all-time goals list (730).