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Simone Biles Pulls Out of Olympic Vault and Uneven Bars Finals

4 days ago   |   Time

Simone Biles has withdrawn from the event finals for vault and uneven bars at the Tokyo Olympics. USA Gymnastics announced the news in a statement on July 31, adding that Biles...
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Ted Lasso, the Olympics, and Talking About Mental Health

4 days ago   |   Wired

The confluence of the Apple TV+ comedy, the sports world, and social media is leading to a much needed dialog.
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Simone Biles explains competition withdrawal at Olympics: 'My mind and body are simply not in sync'

4 days ago   |   ABC

The six-time Olympic medalist explains to fans that she "didn't quit" when she made her exit. She answered questions about her mental health on GMA.
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Atlanta Dream interim head coach Mike Petersen steps down due to health reasons

10 days ago   |   CBS Sports

Darius Taylor will take over the role
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Little League Baseball opens wellness center for return of World Series to South Williamsport

11 days ago   |   The Morning Call

Little League hopes to ensure the health of participants as the annual tournament returns after a year off.
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At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin

At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin

12 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

TOKYO - About 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes descending on Tokyo for the Olympics are unvaccinated, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's medical chief said hours before...
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Mental health boost after Bucks win, fans say Wisconsin united

Mental health boost after Bucks win, fans say Wisconsin united

12 days ago   |   WISN

Happy fans say the NBA Championship brought out the best in the city, mental health professionals explain why
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NFL: Covid outbreaks among unvaccinated players could mean forfeits

NFL: Covid outbreaks among unvaccinated players could mean forfeits

12 days ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

The country's leading professional sports league announced Thursday that Covid outbreaks among unvaccinated players could force teams to have to forfeit games that cannot be...
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NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks

NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks

12 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   5 articles

NFL teams have been warned they could forfeit a game due to a COVID-19 outbreak among non-vaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn't get paid that week. “As we...
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Weed Shouldn't Be Banned for Elite Athletes, Some Experts Say

13 days ago   |   Scientific American

The disqualification of a leading U.S. Olympics candidate has brought the World Anti-Doping Agency's marijuana prohibition under fire
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Baseball and Softball Return to the Olympics: What to Watch and Expect

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NFL's ‘black' and ‘white' anthems will only promote divisiveness

NFL's ‘black' and ‘white' anthems will only promote divisiveness

Roger Goodell's plan is to include two pregame national anthems at marquee events. Read more ...

Jewelry store to pay out refunds after Milwaukee Bucks win NBA championship

Jewelry store to pay out refunds after Milwaukee Bucks win NBA championship

Robert Haack Diamonds has had a long-running contest that if any Milwaukee sports team wins a championship, customers get free jewelry, and this week, for the first time, they... Read more ...

Tokyo Olympics: Cat Osterman pitches U.S. softball over Mexico for 3-0 start

The U.S. pitched its third straight one-hitter and has not allowed a run while improving to 3-0 in softball's return to the Olympics for the first time since 2008. Read more ...

Gilchrist's comeback arrives at Tokyo Olympics

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Tokyo Olympics Organizers Mum Over Report of Ex-Chief's Possible Return...

The organizers declined to say whether or not former Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori would return as an honorary advisor. Read more ...

MLB trade rumors: Nationals discussing Max Scherzer trades; Phillies...

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Nationals' Max Scherzer Scratched from Start vs. Orioles with Triceps Injury

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night with right triceps discomfort. This isn't the... Read more ...

14-year-old golfer handles herself like a pro in Symetra Tour appearance

Kennedy Swedick missed the cut in her first professional golf tournament, but her appearance in the Symetra Tour's Twin Bridges Championship was about so much more than her score. Read more ...

Sue Bird sees no hypocrisy in US staying on court for anthem

Sue Bird sees no hypocrisy in US staying on court for anthem

SAITAMA, Japan - Sue Bird sees no contradiction with the U.S. team staying on the court during the national anthem at the Olympics. Read more ...