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Americans go for gold in basketball, volleyball, water polo

Aug. 06, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. women's basketball team will be playing for a record seventh gold medal Saturday night when the Americans play Japan at the Tokyo Games. Track and field competition comes to a close on Day 15 of the Olympics and Allyson Felix, fresh off her...

Scioscia 1 win from matching Lasorda with gold medal

Aug. 06, 2021 08:13 AM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Mike Scioscia is one win from matching mentor Tommy Lasorda, the only manager to lead the United States to a baseball gold medal. Host Japan, which stopped its major league season during the Tokyo Olympics, is the favorite in Saturday's gold medal...

Alvarez a summer-winter medalist, US reaches baseball final

Aug. 05, 2021 11:33 AM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Eddy Alvarez sat in the U.S. dugout after the final out, buried his face in his hands and wept, even though his biggest game remains ahead. A 7-2 victory over defending champion South Korea on Thursday night set up a...

Casas' 3rd homer, Kazmir help US beat Dominicans 3-1

Aug. 04, 2021 04:29 AM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — For Triston Casas, the Olympics feel as comfortable as spring training. That's because when he stepped to the plate in the United States' elimination game against the Dominican Republic on Wedesday, he was facing Boston Red Sox Double-A teammate...

Japan rallies against bullpen to beat US 7-6 in 10 innings

Aug. 02, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Brandon Dickson, a 36-year-old nine seasons removed from the major leagues, was the first out of the bullpen and the first to stumble. Edwin Jackson, a 37-year-old released by five big league teams, was the last. Four of seven...