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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Diana Taurasi knocked down a personal Olympic best six 3-pointers and finished with 25 points to lead the United States 110-84 win over Serbia in women's basketball. The victory extends the five-time defending Olympic gold medalists winning streak in the Games to 44.
RIO DE JANIERO (AP) — Americans Sam Dorman and Mike Hixon are the silver medalists in the men's 3-meter synchronized diving at the Olympics. The finished behind Britain's Jack Laugher and Chris Mears with the favored Chinese team settling for the bronze medal.
RIO DE JANIERO (AP) — Kansas fighter Nico Hernandez is guaranteed to win at least a bronze and become the first American to medal in the Olympic boxing tournament since 2008. Hernandez has moved to 3-0 with a tight unanimous decision victory over Ecuador's Carlos Quipo.
MIAMI (AP) — Jeff Samardzija (suh-MAHR'-juh) and four relievers combined on a five-hitter to help San Francisco blank Miami 1-0. Brandon Crawford homered for the NL West-leading Giants who won their first series since the All-Star break.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mark Sanchez will be the starting quarterback for the Broncos' preseason opener in Chicago on Thursday night. Coach Gary Kubiak has given Sanchez the start over Trevor Siemian, who is listed as the co-No. 1 quarterback on the defending Super Bowl champ's depth chart.
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