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Sports News - Caeleb Dressel's dominant day boosts USA's Olympic medal lead - Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Swimmer Caeleb Dressel earned his fourth and fifth gold medals of the 2020 Summer Games to headline a 13-medal day for the Americans and push Team USA to 59 overall Sunday in Tokyo, eight more than second-place China.

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Sports News -- Team USA's Xander Schauffele claims gold in Olympic golf -- Xander Schauffele may not own a major tournament title from the PGA Tour, but he picked up a gold medal Sunday, winning the men's golf tournament for Team USA at the 2020 Summer Games.

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Sports News -- Olympics: Triathletes, swimmers, shooters, sprinters medal for USA -- Team USA started Day 8 of the 2020 Summer Games with a silver medal in the triathlon in Tokyo. The Americans went on to win two golds in swimming and two bronze medals in track and field and shooting Saturday.

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MLB -- Team USA baseball beats South Korea, earns top seed for Olympic knockout round -- Nick Martinez allowed just four hits and one run over five innings to lead Team USA to a 4-2 win over South Korea in its final group stage game at the 2020 Summer Games baseball tournament Saturday in Yokohama, Japan.

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Sports News -- Switzerland's Belinda Bencic wins tennis gold medal, Novak Djokovic suffers another upset -- Belinda Bencic beat Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic to become the first woman in history to win an Olympic gold medal in tennis for Switzerland at the 2020 Summer Games on Saturday in Tokyo.

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Breath-taking images from Tokyo Olympics

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Tokyo Olympics: Moments from athletics

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Tokyo Olympics: Moments from BMX events

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Tokyo Olympics: Moments from judo

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Tokyo Olympics: Moments from men's volleyball

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Tokyo Olympics: Moments from women's gymnastics

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Soccer -- Spain, Brazil, Japan, Mexico advance to Olympic semifinals in men's soccer -- Spain, Brazil, Japan and Mexico each clinched spots in the semifinals of the 2020 Summer Games men's soccer tournament with quarterfinal victories Saturday in Japan.

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Sports News -- Olympics: USA's Simone Biles pulls out of two more gymnastics events -- Team USA gymnast Simone Biles will prolong her absence from 2020 Summer Games competitions and miss next week's vault and uneven bars events as she continues to focus on her mental health, USA Gymnastics said Saturday.

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NFL -- Indianapolis Colts QB Carson Wentz out indefinitely due to foot injury -- Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a foot injury during a training camp practice this week.

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MLB -- New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom has setback, likely out until September -- New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom is expected to be sidelined until September due to additional inflammation in his right forearm.

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MLB -- Chicago White Sox bolster bullpen, acquire Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel -- The Chicago White Sox added to their bullpen by acquiring star closer Craig Kimbrel from the crosstown Cubs on Friday.

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MLB -- San Francisco Giants acquire All-Star 3B Kris Bryant from Chicago Cubs -- The Chicago Cubs traded four-time All-Star third baseman Kris Bryant to the San Francisco Giants on Friday, it was announced.

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MLB -- Chicago Cubs trade star SS Javier Baez, RHP Trevor Williams to New York Mets -- The New York Mets acquired two-time All-Star shortstop Javier Baez and right-hander Trevor Williams from the Chicago Cubs on Friday for outfield prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong.

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Odd News -- Patrick Mahomes rookie card sells for record-breaking $4.3 million -- A 2017 rookie card signed by Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sold for $4.3 million -- the highest price ever paid for an NFL card.

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U.S. News -- Thomas-Greenfield to lead U.S. delegation to Olympics closing ceremony -- Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will lead the U.S. delegation to the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games closing ceremony next month, the White House announced Friday.

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Sports News -- Swimmers help USA keep medal lead, others miss Olympic podium in track, BMX -- Team USA earned three medals Friday improve its total to a 2020 Summer Games-best 41, but other countries gained ground. China, Great Britain and the Russian Olympic Committee outmedaled Team USA to tighten the race.

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MLB -- Tyler Austin homer helps Team USA beat Israel in Olympic baseball -- The USA baseball team started its run at the 2020 Summer Games with a narrow win over Israel in the group stage Friday in Yokohama, Japan. Tyler Austin's two-run homer paced the Americans in the 8-1 win.

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Soccer -- Olympics: Alyssa Naeher leads U.S. past the Netherlands in soccer quarterfinal -- Goalie Alyssa Naeher provided clutch saves in extra time and a penalty shootout to spark a win over the Netherlands and send the U.S. women's soccer team to the 2020 Summer Games semifinals Friday in Yokohama, Japan.

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Medal count: Tokyo Olympics 2020

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Red Sox trade for Nationals OF Kyle Schwarber

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Indians manager Terry Francona steps down for rest of season due to health issues

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LHP Jared Pettitte, son of ex-Yankees All-Star, signing with Marlins

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Olympics: Damian Lillard leads Team USA to basketball blowout over Iran

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