US women roll Nigeria

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. women’s Olympic team was in unfamiliar territory having dropped two exhibition games in a row for the first time in a decade. The Americans rebounded with a strong effort to beat Nigeria 93-62 on Sunday in the final pre-Olympic exhibition tune-up for both ...

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Pogacar wins Tour de France PARIS (AP) — Tadej Pogacar won the Tour de France for a second straight year after a mostly ceremonial final stage to the Champs-Elysees on Sunday in cycling’s biggest race. The Slovenian rider with UAE Team Emirates successfully defended his huge lead of 5 ...

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United States Olympians with Ohio connections NAME EVENT CONNECTION Zach Apple Swimming Edgewood High School Adelaide Aquilla Women’s Track and Field (shot put) Magnificat High School/Ohio State Hunter Armstrong Swimming Dover High School/Ohio State Anavia Battle Women’s Track and ...

Welcome and goodbye

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Sydney McLaughlin turns 22 three days after the final of the 400-meter hurdles, in which she might win Olympic gold and may even lower her current world record. Her big birthday plans? “Try and find a cupcake and then blow out the candles by myself,” McLaughlin said. Welcome to the ...

Dancing a jig with the jig

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We were heading back to the dock after a couple hours of decent fishing when Dennis remarked that he still had never caught fish using a jig. I was surprised as jigs have always worked well for me, but his remark got me thinking about how to use a jig. First of all Dennis and I had been ...