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The Draft


Congrats on Cade, Pistons fans. And look out, Clippers and San Francisco Giants fans.

Making Headlines

Olympics: The United States Women’s National Team defeated the Netherlands on penalty kicks to reach Monday’s semifinal against Canada; Australia and Sweden face off in the other semi. Also: Novak Djokovic lost to Alexander Zverev in Friday’s semifinal, ending his bid to become the first man to win the Golden Slam (all four Grand Slams and Olympic gold in the same year); U.S. women’s basketball won their 51st straight Olympic game; and Xander Schauffele leads the golf event by one stroke.

Updated Medal Count:

  1. USA 🇺🇸: 41 (14 gold, 16 silver, 11 bronze)
  2. China 🇨🇳: 40 (19 gold, 10 silver, 11 bronze)
  3. ROC: 34 (10 gold, 14 silver, 10 bronze)
  4. Japan 🇯🇵: 28 (17 gold, 4 silver, 7 bronze) 

MLB: The Yankees acquired Joey Gallo and Anthony Rizzo, and the Blue Jays traded their Nos. 2 and 4 prospects for the Twins’ Jose Berrios.

Guest Writer Jimmy Greenfield is a former Chicago Tribune sportswriter and lifelong Cubs fan who still can’t believe Anthony Rizzo is a Yankee.

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