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The Draft


Before you watch U.S. men’s and women’s basketball play for gold this weekend, enjoy our Friday Conversation with a long-distance runner with her sights set on Paris 2024.

Making Headlines

Olympics: Allyson Felix became the most decorated woman in Olympic track history — and tied Carl Lewis’ all-time record — when she took bronze in the 400 meters. The 35-year-old would have a chance to pass Lewis if she competes in the 4×400 relay. Also: Americans April Ross and Alix Klineman captured gold in women’s beach volleyball, and Gable Steveson won gold in the men’s wrestling freestyle 125-kilogram class. Nelly Korda holds a three-shot lead after 54 holes in the women’s golf tournament.

Updated Medal Count:

  1. USA 🇺🇸: 98 (31 gold, 36 silver, 31 bronze)
  2. China 🇨🇳: 79 (36 gold, 26 silver, 17 bronze)
  3. ROC: 62 (17 gold, 23 silver, 22 bronze)
  4. GBR 🇬🇧: 58 (18 gold, 20 silver, 20 bronze) 

NBA: Free-agent swingman Andre Iguodala, after two seasons with Miami, has agreed to return to the Warriors, according to multiple reports. Also: Reggie Jackson has agreed to a two-year, $22 million deal to remain with the Clippers, according to ESPN.


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