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OLYMPICS | WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS
Simone Biles has not competed in Tokyo since departing one event into the women's team competition, pulling out of both it and three individual events.

Simone Biles pulls out of floor exercise final

Biles remains in the competition for the balance beam, with a decision on her participation in the last individual event final likely on Sunday night. 34 minutes ago

OLYMPICS | WOMEN'S BEACH VOLLEYBALL
Kelly Claes of Team USA reacts to a loss to Team Canada in the women's beach volleyball round of 16.

Americans Sarah Sponcil, Kelly Claes out after falling to Canada in Olympic beach volleyball

Bolstered by a big comeback, and despite some confusion during a late challenge, Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson knocked off the Americans. 1 hour ago

Aaron Hernandez
Former Patriot Aaron Hernandez died by suicide at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley in 2017 at the age of 27.

Inmate’s book cites Aaron Hernandez’s drug use in prison

Author Keiko Thomas discusses Hernandez’s alleged use of K2, which is composed of unregulated synthetic cannabinoids treated with potentially mind-altering chemicals. 2 hours ago

NHL
Left wing Evander Kane played in 56 games last year for San Jose, his 12th NHL season.

NHL to investigate claim Sharks’ Evander Kane bet on own games

Anna Kane wrote on social media: “How does the NHL let a compulsive gambling addict still play when he’s obviously throwing games to win money? Hmm maybe someone needs to address this.”

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought
Former Bruins defenseman Zach Trotman was once the final pick in the NHL Draft.

What it feels like to be the final one picked

It’s not anyone’s number in a draft that shapes our destiny.

Xander Schauffele tips his cap after taking a one-shot lead into the final round of the Olympic golf.

American Xander Schauffele clings to Olympic golf lead as Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama closes in

Schauffele didn’t have a lot go his way until finishing on a strong note Saturday, a superb shot to 3 feet for birdie that left him 18 holes away from an Olympic gold medal.

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich.

NFL vaccine holdouts face training camp scrutiny

As the first week of NFL training camps concluded amid the backdrop of the Delta variant fueling an alarming spike in coronavirus cases nationally, the dichotomy within the Colts’ locker room reflected the discussion among NFL players regarding the vaccine, even as the league offered more education and levied harsher penalties on the unvaccinated.

SWIMMING
Caeleb Dressel (left) greets Kristof Milak of Hungary after wining the gold medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly Saturday morning.

Caeleb Dressel breaks world record in 100-meter butterfly, Katie Ledecky beats Aussie Ariarne Titmus

The American finished in 49.45 seconds, breaking his mark from 2019 by .05 seconds and edging Milak by .23 seconds.