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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. 24 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. 24 minutes ago

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. 37 minutes ago

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.” 54 minutes ago

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. 1 hour ago

Tara Sullivan
US goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher saved a penalty kick late in the second half, and then two more in the shootout against the Netherlands.

Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher is truly saving the US women’s soccer team at the Olympics

Monday’s semifinal against Canada in the medal round will be another great test. 1 hour ago

Peter Abraham | Sunday baseball notes
The Yankees excited their fans by acquiring Joey Gallo.

Some thoughts on a wild baseball trade deadline

As Red Sox manager Alex Cora said, it was an exciting week for baseball fans that was good for the sport in its entirety. 2 hours ago

John Powers I On Olympics
Lydia Jacoby (left), the first Alaska swimmer to compete in the Olympics, upset, among others, US teammates Lilly King in the women's 100-meter breaststroke.

What’s surprised me most halfway through the Tokyo Olympics

If ever there were a Games where unlikely flags would flap above the podium and unfamiliar anthems be heard this figured to be the one. 2 hours ago