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'You have to be 100%': Why Simone Biles withdrew from the team final

Tuesday's news that Biles had withdrawn midway through the gymnastics team final hit hard. But maybe it's the beginning of a new era in which mental health and safety are truly more important than gold medals.

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Biles exited gymnastics team final for her mental health

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

The bigger picture? Nope, a likely Texas-OU move comes down to one factor

The rumblings of Texas and Oklahoma likely moving to the SEC remind us that the power brokers pulling the strings don't factor in the greater good.

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Answering the biggest questions for Texas, Oklahoma and what comes next

Here's what we know and what questions remain as Texas and OU take steps toward leaving the Big 12.

MLB TRADE DEADLINE

4 P.M. ET ON FRIDAY

What Jeff Passan is hearing as Friday's MLB trade deadline approaches

Here's the latest Jeff Passan is hearing could go down with just four days remaining until Friday's 4 p.m. ET deadline.

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Trade deadline grades: Winners, losers and details for every major deal

Here's our report card for every big move as the deadline approaches.

TOKYO OLYMPICS

6,000 meters to immortality: Win or lose, Katie Ledecky has her Olympic legacy

By the end of these Olympics, Ledecky could be one of America's most historic Olympians.

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Everything you need to know about Olympic baseball rosters

The Olympic baseball teams feature some familiar names and some relative unknowns.

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NBA DRAFT

8 P.M. ET THURSDAY ON ESPN

Ranking the NBA draft's top 30 prospects -- including a shocker at No. 1

Where do Cade Cunningham and the top prospects check in? Kevin Pelton reveals his top 30 -- and two eye-opening omissions.

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2021 NBA mock draft: All 60 picks based on latest intel and scouting

We're less than a week from the draft, and new names have rocketed into lottery position.

FREE AGENCY

STARTS WEDNESDAY

Previews, predictions for all 32 NHL teams in free agency

Here's a rundown of every team's outlook, including players hitting free agency, cap space, and signings and trades each team should make.

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Free-agency-week buzz: Jack Eichel, goalie carousel and more

NHL free agency is nearly upon us, with multiple teams looking to make major splashes this summer.

AARON RODGERS AND PACKERS

'Last Dance' approach comes with obstacles for Rodgers, Packers

This "dance" is far from a sure thing, but it's a sign that an NFL star can control his career more than ever before.

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Orlovsky: Rodgers took a huge swing and miss

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Overall Medal Leaders

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    USA
  • 21
    CHN
  • 18
    JPN

Individual Medal Leaders

Gold
JPN 10
USA 9
CHN 9
Silver
USA 8
ROC 7
CHN 5
Bronze
USA 8
CHN 7
ITA 6

Overall Medal Leaders

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Individual Medal Leaders

Gold
San 2
Je Deok 2
Kiefer 2
Silver
Deriglazova 2
Batsarashkina 1
MacNeil 1
Bronze
Korobeynikova 2
Ranxin 1
Haoran 1

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