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It's all business when Kenny Selmon is competing, but the track star still plans to find a balance in Tokyo

Team USA track star Kenny Selmon is set to make his Olympics debut in the men's 400-meter hurdles and bring home a medal for himself and the nation. The former UNC Tar Heel recorded a personal best of 48.08 seconds in last month's Trials in Eugene, Oregon, coming in second place to Rai Benjamin's second-fastest ever time of 46.83 seconds.

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It's all business when Kenny Selmon is competing, but the track star still plans to find a balance in Tokyo

Norman Powell tells Yahoo Sports he’s declining player option, hitting free agency

Portland Trail Blazers guard Norman Powell told Yahoo Sports he will decline his player option for the 2021-22 season and become an unrestricted free agent Aug. 1. The player option is worth $11.6 million and he is expected to receive a considerable raise and a multiyear deal this summer.

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Norman Powell tells Yahoo Sports he’s declining player option, hitting free agency

2021 NFL Preview: Justin Herbert's great rookie season changes the Chargers' outlook

Yahoo Sports is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial 2021 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 4, the day before the Hall of Fame Game.

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2021 NFL Preview: Justin Herbert's great rookie season changes the Chargers' outlook

Richard Sherman 911 call under investigation by sheriff's office after widespread criticism

The arrest of NFL cornerback Richard Sherman generated plenty of coverage and reactions, but some very specific scorn was reserved for the 911 dispatcher who took his wife's initial call. That call is now under investigation by the King County Sheriff's Office, a public information officer confirmed to Yahoo Sports on Monday.

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Richard Sherman 911 call under investigation by sheriff's office after widespread criticism

We have re-launched our new NFL podcast and Terez Paylor’s imprint remains

The only constant in life is change. In the early afternoon of Feb. 8, the day after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV, we taped what we didn't know then would be the final episode of the "Yahoo Sports NFL Podcast" with Terez Paylor and Charles Robinson.

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We have re-launched our new NFL podcast and Terez Paylor’s imprint remains

The Wilson Sporting Goods flagship store is a tasteful blend of classic apparel for a contemporary audience

Yahoo Sports is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability is subject to change. Sports wouldn't exist without Wilson Sporting Goods. The makers of tennis rackets, baseball bats, footballs and once again, official NBA basketballs, the company's mark on athletic equipment and apparel is eternal and essential.

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The Wilson Sporting Goods flagship store is a tasteful blend of classic apparel for a contemporary audience

Sources: Nuggets' Will Barton to become unrestricted free agent

Denver Nuggets guard/forward Will Barton will decline his player option for next season to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Barton's player option for the 2021-22 season is valued at $14.7 million. He signed a four-year, $53 million contract with the Nuggets in 2018.

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Sources: Nuggets' Will Barton to become unrestricted free agent

NBA betting: Pick against the spread for Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Bucks and Suns

The NBA Finals continue Saturday night. Yahoo Sports' Minty Bets has the pick you need for Game 5 between the Bucks and Suns. Odds are via BetMGM. Milwaukee Bucks at Phoenix Suns (-4), Total: 217.5 Which team will be one win away from an NBA title after Saturday night?

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NBA betting: Pick against the spread for Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Bucks and Suns

BMX rider Nigel Sylvester is taking his career to new heights both on and off the bike

Nigel Sylvester is a force within the BMX community. The New York native developed a penchant for riding at a young age, and has used those skills and more to carve his own path within the world of professional BMX riding. Sylvester doesn't compete in BMX competitions, but you'll likely find him cruising through various New York boroughs, evading cabs and quickly identifying the best spots to perfect a new trick.

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BMX rider Nigel Sylvester is taking his career to new heights both on and off the bike

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes pens tribute to late NFL writer Terez Paylor

Jul. 12—While walking my dogs about a week ago, it hit me again that Terez Paylor had passed away. The shock of Paylor's death shortly after Super Bowl LV has mostly worn off, but sometimes it still doesn't seem possible he's gone. Unlike many of my colleagues at The Star, I wasn't a close friend, but we kept in touch after he became Yahoo Sports' Senior NFL writer.

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Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes pens tribute to late NFL writer Terez Paylor

As she departs for her Olympics debut, Skylar Diggins-Smith credits Jay-Z for helping her 'only see great'

Phoenix Mercury guard Skylar Diggins-Smith loves playing in front of fans. So, it'll be especially different when she and the rest of Team USA women's basketball take the court at the Tokyo Olympics without some of their biggest supporters in the stands. Nonetheless, she remains focused on the task at hand: bringing home a gold medal.

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As she departs for her Olympics debut, Skylar Diggins-Smith credits Jay-Z for helping her 'only see great'

2021 NFL Preview: Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury got himself on the hot seat in a hurry

Yahoo Sports is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial 2021 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 4, the day before the Hall of Fame Game.

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2021 NFL Preview: Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury got himself on the hot seat in a hurry

Team USA gold medal favorite is refusing vaccination ahead of Olympic Games

The event is set to start on July 23, with no spectators planned to attend the event due to an ongoing spike in COVID cases challenging Tokyo Video Olympic U.S. swimmer Michael Andrew told the media on Thursday that he will forego vaccination prior to the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Team USA gold medal favorite is refusing vaccination ahead of Olympic Games

NBPA director addresses vaccine rollout, injuries during the season, future of the supermax

NBPA executive director Michele Roberts spoke to Yahoo Sports about how the 2020-21 season was a success despite injuries and COVID-19. She also addressed getting the calendar back on track, the future of the supermax contract and her personal future with the NBPA. Below is the full Q&A.

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NBPA director addresses vaccine rollout, injuries during the season, future of the supermax

2021 NFL Preview: There are too many questions with Cowboys to trust them yet

Yahoo Sports is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial 2021 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 4, the day before the Hall of Fame Game.

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2021 NFL Preview: There are too many questions with Cowboys to trust them yet

NBPA director pushes back on LeBron James' criticism of short offseason

Note: Michele Roberts spoke to Yahoo Sports on the injuries throughout the season, getting the calendar back on track, the future of the supermax contract and her personal future with the NBPA. NBA arenas are rocking and have been for weeks now as the Finals kick off and the season is two weeks away from completion.

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NBPA director pushes back on LeBron James' criticism of short offseason

NBA Finals: Earl Watson's early confidence in Devin Booker has paid off

PHOENIX — In 2015, Earl Watson was in his first season with the Phoenix Suns as the new player development coach under then-head coach Jeff Hornacek. He was quickly assigned to work with the team’s No. 13 pick in the draft that year, Devin Booker.

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NBA Finals: Earl Watson's early confidence in Devin Booker has paid off

Why the John Riel Casimero-Nonito Donaire unification fight really fell apart

A hugely significant fight in the bantamweight division between John Riel Casimero and Nonito Donaire slated for Aug. 14 fell apart over a disagreement regarding drug testing for the bout, but that wasn't the only issue. Casimero’s team received the drug testing application from the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (VADA) on June 25, and had completed it and returned it to Rachel Donaire by 1:03 p.m. on June 26, according to an email from VADA president Dr. Margaret Goodman.

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Why the John Riel Casimero-Nonito Donaire unification fight really fell apart

Bet $1 on the NBA Finals and win $10 for every 3-pointer your team makes

Yahoo Sports may receive compensation from BetMGM in connection with the wagers you make on the BetMGM platforms. Antetokounmpo’s likely absence and the Suns’ homecourt advantage means that Phoenix enters Game 1 as the favorite to win. The Suns are six-point favorites on Tuesday night as it looks to continue a nice run at home.

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Bet $1 on the NBA Finals and win $10 for every 3-pointer your team makes