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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's the final full day of Olympic competition in Rio. Among the gold medals going out today is one for women's basketball. The American women play Spain in search of a sixth consecutive gold.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There's just one day game on today's Major League schedule. The San Francisco Giants, who at one time looked like they would run away with the National League West, are home against the New York Mets. The Giants send out newly acquired Matt Moore against the Mets' portly right-hander, Bartolo Colon (bar-TOH'-loh koh-LOHN'), who's in search of his 11th victory.

CLEVELAND (AP) — After missing last night's series opener against Cleveland because of injuries, Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson and shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (too-loh-WIT'-skee) are expected back in the lineup tonight against the Indians. Donaldson has a jammed right thumb and Tulowitzki has a sore calf. They were injured Wednesday in a game at Yankee Stadium.

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — There's NASCAR Sprint Cup racing under the lights tonight as Carl Edwards won his second straight pole at Bristol Motor Speedway. Edwards led Joe Gibbs Racing's Olympic-style sweep of the top three spots in qualifying, beating teammates Denny Hamlin in second and Kyle Busch in third.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — After firing a tournament-record 10-under 60 yesterday, 21-year-old South Korean Si Woo Kim takes at two-shot lead into today's third round of the Wyndham Championship. Jim Furyk (FYOOR'-ihk), Lucas Glover, Kevin Na and Japan's Hideki Matsuyama (hih-DEH'-kee maht-soo-YAH'-mah) are tied for second.

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