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Patriots training camp report
After a week of workouts, Bill Belichick's Patriots will not practice on Sunday.

Saturday’s Patriots training camp report: Led by Matthew Slater, players get wet and wild

In what has become an initiation ritual, rookies were subjected to a fumble recovery drill in a soaked portion of the far field while being hosed down by Slater. 3 minutes ago

OLYMPIC BASEBALL
Red Sox prospect Triston Casas (26) congratulates Tyler Austin (23), who hit a two-run home run in Team USA's 8-1 victory over Israel.

Inside Red Sox prospect Triston Casa’s ‘life-changing’ opportunity to play for Team USA

Ranked Boston's top prospect by MLB.com, the 21-year-old is relishing playing for Team USA in Tokyo as he hopes to eventually make it to Fenway. 9 minutes ago

Olympics
Alice Dearing is first Black female swimmer on Britain’s Olympic team.

Olympic Ban on ‘Soul Cap’ spotlights lack of diversity in swimming

Alice Dearing uses the Soul Cap, an extra-large silicone covering designed specifically to protect dreadlocks, weaves, hair extensions, braids, and thick and curly hair. But Dearing has been forbidden from using the cap in her Olympic debut next week in the women's 10k marathon swim. 27 minutes ago

Olympics
The U.S. was disqualified for a bad exchange in the opening round Friday. The Dominican Republic also had been disqualified. Both were reinstated hours after the race.

Nearly out of event, US earns bronze in 4x400 mixed relay

The United States wound up behind gold medal-winning Poland and runner-up Dominican Republic as the mixed relay made its Olympic debut Saturday night at the Tokyo Games. 51 minutes ago

Patriots notebook
Patriots cornerback J.C. Jackson was second in the NFL last season with nine interceptions.

How Patriots cornerback J.C. Jackson is approaching this season heading into a contract year

This past offseason, Jackson was a restricted free agent and ended up signing his second-round tender, worth $3.384 million. 52 minutes ago

Olympics
Alen Hadzic, 29, who grew up in Montclair, New Jersey, has been accused of sexual impropriety by three female fencers in incidents that took place between 2013 and 2015.

US fencers wear pink masks to protest against teammate accused of sexual misconduct

Alen Hadzic, an alternate on the U.S. Olympic fencing team who is accused of sexual misconduct, has been ostracized in Tokyo and prevented from staying in the Olympic Village. 1 hour ago

Patriots
Unofficially, Cam Newton completed 13 of 21 passes in competitive team drills on Saturday.

Saturday’s Patriots QB watch: Cam Newton remains the starter

Coach Bill Belichick reaffirmed his commitment to Cam Newton, calling him the “starting quarterback.” 1 hour ago

Celtics
Moses Brown erupted for 21 points and 23 rebounds for the Thunder in a loss to the Celtics late last season.

Celtics finalize Josh Richardson trade with Mavericks, sending Moses Brown to Dallas

Richardson, who was acquired from Dallas, will opt into the final season of his four-year, $42 million deal. 2 hours ago