Olympics: WNBA stars Kelsey Plum, Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray, and Jackie Young defeated ROC 18-15 to win gold for Team USA in the first-ever women’s 3X3 basketball tournament. Andrew Capobianco and Michael Hixon won silver in the 3-meter synchronized springboard. Also: Simone Biles withdrew from Thursday’s gymnastics individual all-around.
Updated Medal Count:
- USA 🇺🇸: 31 (11 gold, 11 silver, 9 bronze)
- China 🇨🇳: 27 (12 gold, 6 silver, 9 bronze)
- ROC: 23 (7 gold, 10 silver, 6 bronze)
- Japan 🇯🇵: 22 (13 gold, 4 silver, 5 bronze)
NHL: Free agency opened to official signings including Ryan Suter to the Stars, Jonathan Bernier to the Devils, David Savard to the Canadiens, and Michael Del Zotto to the Senators. Also: The Blackhawks signed defenseman Seth Jones to an eight-year, $76 million extension.