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Former NFL MVP Lamar Jackson of the Baltimore Ravens tests positive for Covid-19
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Former NFL MVP Lamar Jackson of the Baltimore Ravens tests positive for Covid-19

The Baltimore Ravens opened training camp Wednesday without star quarterback Lamar Jackson, who tested positive for Covid-19, according to head coach John Harbaugh. Harbaugh said Jackson, a former National Football League MVP, and running back Gus Edwards, who also tested positive, were placed in the league’s health and safety protocols. “That’s really the extent that…MORE

Olympic athletes are showing us their funny, fascinating, complicated selves on TikTok and beyond
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Olympic athletes are showing us their funny, fascinating, complicated selves on TikTok and beyond

In between the superhuman feats of strength and grace, this year’s Olympic athletes are treating us to something equally as delightful (though far less exhausting): their own personalities. The fascinating and funny tidbits coming out of Tokyo, whether on social media or between events, are endless. If watching the US women’s rugby team is exciting,…MORE

Here’s who won gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday
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Here’s who won gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday

Twenty-three gold medals were won. Here’s a breakdown of who’s taking home the gold: Basketball 3 X 3 Women’s: United States Men’s: Latvia Artistic Gymnastics Men’s All-Around: Daiki Hashimoto, Japan Cycling Road Women’s Individual Time Trial: Annemiek van Vleuten, Netherlands Men’s Individual Time Trial: Primoz Roglic, Slovenia Diving Men’s Synchronised 3m Springboard: Wang Zongyuan/Xie Siyi,…MORE

There may be more Olympians who identify as LGBTQ than ever before. But there are limits to inclusion
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There may be more Olympians who identify as LGBTQ than ever before. But there are limits to inclusion

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games are already historic, and not just because they’re taking place a year later than scheduled. This year’s Olympics feature, by one count, more participants who identify as LGBTQ than at any other Games. At least 168 of the 11,000 Olympians competing in Tokyo this week are openly LGBTQ, according to…MORE

Daniil Medvedev asks who will take responsibility if he dies in Tokyo Olympics’ heat and humidity
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Daniil Medvedev asks who will take responsibility if he dies in Tokyo Olympics’ heat and humidity

Amid spiking temperatures and humidity at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, tennis player Daniil Medvedev posed an unsettling question: Who would take responsibility if he were to die on court? Competing for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team, world No. 2 Medvedev appeared to be struggling during his third round men’s singles match against Fabio…MORE

Simone Biles withdraws from all-around final at Tokyo 2020 to focus on mental health
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Simone Biles withdraws from all-around final at Tokyo 2020 to focus on mental health

Simone Biles has withdrawn from the individual all-around competition to focus on her mental health, USA Gymnastics announced on Wednesday. Her withdrawal comes after the 24-year-old — one of the greatest gymnasts of all time — stepped away from a dramatic team competition on Tuesday, citing mental heath concerns as she attempts to protect “her…MORE

Simone Biles’ withdrawal reminds us that she’s human — and still very much the GOAT
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Simone Biles’ withdrawal reminds us that she’s human — and still very much the GOAT

Simone Biles came to the Tokyo Olympics looking to earn another gold medal or four and deliver yet another stellar performance before potentially retiring. But then she did something her fans had never seen before: She faltered. She was attempting an advanced vault move known as the Amanar, which she’d executed perfectly in a previous…MORE

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He also retired with the highest career fielding percentage for a right fielder, over 99%. There’s no disputing his credentials.