Biles withdraws from gymnastics final

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TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles arrived in Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced herself she was prepared for the pressure. That she was ready to carry the burden of outsized expectations. Only, as the women's gymnastics team final ...

Vegas trades Fleury to Chicago as goalie carousel spins

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(AP) - Marc-Andre Fleury was traded from Vegas to Chicago on Tuesday, a stunning turn of events that has the NHL's reigning Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender contemplating his future. The Golden Knights traded Fleury to the Blackhawks for minor league forward Mikael Hakkarainen in a salary ...

Nationals’ Strasburg to have season-ending neck surgery

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg will have season-ending neck surgery, Nationals manager Dave Martinez said Tuesday, ending another frustrating year for Washington's 2019 World Series hero. The three-time All-Star right-hander felt discomfort after a 27-pitch bullpen session last week ...

Sports Briefs

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Leonhart gets an ace BLOOMINGDALE — Don Leonhart scored a hole-in-one on the 120-yard, par 3 at No. 4 at Red Oaks Golf Course. Leonhart used a 9-iron to get his ace. The witnesses were Bill Beatty and Bill Carnahan.

Post 33 ready for state test today

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LANCASTER — The Legion baseball scene slowly has been going away for the past few years, especially this season. The likes of Weirton Post 10 and Toronto Post 86 did not exist. Jefferson County Teramana Post 33, however, bursted through the uncertainty and now are back in the state ...

Without the crowd’s roar, Tokyo Olympians search for spirit

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TOKYO (AP) — The beloved American gymnast Sam Mikulak flipped off the parallel bars, stuck the landing and blew a kiss toward the camera. Those watching the men's Olympics gymnastic competition on television back home knew they'd seen magic. "Beautiful!" the broadcast announcer exclaimed. ...