Olympics: Both the United States’ men’s and women’s basketball teams captured gold. Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi each won their fifth career gold, while Kevin Durant won his third. The U.S. was the only country to win 100 or more medals, and finished with the most golds.
Final Medal Count:
- USA 🇺🇸: 113 (39 gold, 41 silver, 33 bronze)
- China 🇨🇳: 88 (38 gold, 32 silver, 18 bronze)
- ROC: 71 (20 gold, 28 silver, 23 bronze)
- GBR 🇬🇧: 65 (22 gold, 21 silver, 22 bronze)
NBA: Jimmy Butler signed a four-year, $184 million contract extension with the Heat, according to ESPN. Also: The league will investigate the Lonzo Ball and Kyle Lowry sign-and-trades for possible tampering.
NFL: Running back Saquon Barkley (ACL) was activated off the physically unable to perform list and practiced with the Giants on Monday.
NHL: The Flyers signed goaltender Carter Hart to a three-year contract extension with an AAV of $3.9 million.
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