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One unsigned NFL Draft pick left

In Florham Park, New Jersey, the New York Jets were still waiting to get their rookie quarterback under contract. Max Wilson, the No. 2 overall draft pick in April out of BYU, is the only first-round draft pick to not have a deal done after San Francisco signed quarterback Trey Lance ...

Ledecky gets first gold in Tokyo

Olympics roundup The Associated Press TOKYO — Katie Ledecky got her first gold medal of these Olympics, while Simone Biles pulled out of another event she came into the Games favored to win. Ledecky bounced back from losses in her first two events in Tokyo to win the inaugural ...

Hoop diplomacy on display for US

The Associated Press SAITAMA, Japan — The Americans applauded the Iranian national anthem. The Iranians applauded the U.S. anthem. There were a few handshakes before, plenty more handshakes after, and words of sportsmanship between the sides throughout the game. For two hours, it was ...

Cunningham headlines list

Cade Cunningham spent years honing his game for a shot at becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. The Oklahoma State one-and-done star could accomplish that goal tonight as the headliner of a class that includes scorers, playmakers and potentially elite defenders at the ...

Mental health issues forcing Biles to sideline

The Associated Press TOKYO — Simone Biles arrived in Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced herself she was prepared for the pressure. That she was ready to carry the burden of outsized expectations. Only, as the women’s gymnastics ...

US softball gets silver medal

The Associated Press TOKYO — Japan won its second straight Olympic softball gold medal, beating the United States 2-0 in an emotional repeat of their 2008 victory in Beijing that again left the Americans in tears on Tuesday. Yukiko Ueno took a one-hitter into the sixth inning five days ...