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This is the last weekend without an NFL game until 2022. Enjoy it while reading our latest Friday Conversation with a major MLB social media personality.

Making Headlines

U.S. Open: British teenager Emma Raducano defeated China’s Zhang Shuai to advance to the third round. It is the 18-year-old’s second career major after reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon in July. Also: Top seed Ashleigh Barty and (4) Karolina Pliskova advanced in the women’s draw, while top seed Novak Djokovic and (4) Alexander Zverev each advanced in the men’s draw.

Soccer: The United States men’s national team drew their World Cup qualifying opener 0-0 with El Salvador. 

NHL: The league and NHLPA announced that NHL players will participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Tokyo Paralympic Games: China leads the medal count with 184 (85 gold, 53 silver, 46 bronze), Great Britain’s 111 (37, 34, 40), RPC’s 107 (34, 29, 44). The U.S. is fifth with 34 gold, 34 silver, and 24 bronze. The Games end Sunday.

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