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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Katie Ledecky has won her third gold medal at the Rio Olympics. Ledecky led the United States to first place in the women's 4-by-200-meter freestyle relay.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. men's basketball team is 3-0 at the Olympics after rallying to beat Australia 98-88 for its 20th straight victory in Olympic competition. Carmelo Anthony scored 14 of his game-high 31 points in the fourth quarter and Kyrie (KY'-ree) Irving added 17 points and five assists.

TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ and three relievers combined on a four-hitter as Happ became the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Toronto Blue Jays blanked the Tampa Bay Rays 7-0. Troy Tulowitzki (too-loh-WIT'-skee) homered and had a season-high five RBIs. Justin Smoak also connected for the Blue Jays.

UNDATED (AP)— There's been another change atop the standings in the National League West. The Giants edged Miami 1-0 on Brandon Crawford's home run to regain a one-game lead over the L.A. Dodgers, who lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2.

UNDATED (AP) — After Sunday's aborted Hall of Fame game cancelled because of poor field conditions, the NFL preseason schedule gets under way for certain tonight with six games. The New England Patriots, favored to win another Super Bowl even with QB Tom Brady suspended for the first four games of the regular season, open at home against the New Orleans Saints.

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