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The Americans advanced to the team final in fourth, though a significant margin of about five points separates them from the leaders.

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She has an MIT degree and doesn’t see skateboarding as a sport. But she still plans to win a medal in it.

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The Olympic refugee team, made up of 29 refugees from 12 different countries, entered the ceremonies second, behind Greece.
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With the trade deadline barely a week away, the Nationals entered this series in Baltimore with a chance to declare themselves buyers. A 6-1 loss in the opener instead only creates more uncertainty.
A Southern California woman has accused the Dodgers pitcher of assaulting her. Bauer, whose lawyers have denied the allegations, is on paid leave as MLB and police investigate.
The Washington Capitals, who traded out of the first round last spring to land Anthony Mantha from Detroit, were idle as the top talent came off the board.
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