FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2021, file photo, Jade Carey, of the United States, poses after winning the gold medal for the floor exercise during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Carey is finally embarking on her freshman year at Oregon State, after taking a somewhat winding route to Corvallis. Then again, the 21-year-old Olympic gold medalist is used to taking the non-traditional path. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Jade Carey goes from winning gold to hitting the books

Tom Davis, with his wife, Jamie, and their kids, offers a blessing before dinner at their home in Fremont, Ind., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. “I can’t continue to be that guy that got blown up in Ramadi,” the city outside Baghdad where a hidden bomb threw his armored vehicle high into the air, costing the soldier much of his left leg. A tattoo on his forearm reads, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

From battlefield to Tokyo: Combat vets vie at Paralympics

FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 file photo, Dallas Mavericks center Salah Mejri in action during the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Dallas. While the AfroBasket tournament doesn’t boast the star power of an Olympics, it does showcase ever-competitive and improving quality of basketball on the continent. Mejri, a more slender 7-foot-2 center who played for the Dallas Mavericks from 2015-19, hopes to use his 3-point shooting to draw former NBA draft pick Walter “Edy” Tavares away from the basket. Ugandan players struggled in the paint, knowing Tavares was looming to swat away shots. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, file)

Tall task: Cape Verde aims high in AfroBasket semifinals

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CORRECTS TO JIN YOUNG KO NOT JIN YUNG KO - Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, watches her tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament in West Linn, Ore., Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola)

Jin Young Ko shoots 5-under 67 to take Portland Classic lead

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Jin Young Ko shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Cambia Portland Classic.

Participants wearing face masks pose for a group photo after a launch ceremony to reveal the motto for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. Organizers on Friday announced "Together for a Shared Future" as the motto of the next Olympics, which is scheduled to begin on Feb. 4 of next year. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for more vaccines

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic teams were urged Friday to contact the IOC about getting more vaccines ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, which will be held in the co

This combo of file photos shows the 2020 United States Ryder Cup golf team. Top row, from left, Daniel Berger, Patrick Cantlay, Bryson DeChambeau, Harris English, Tony Finau and Dustin Johnson. Bottom row, from left, Brooks Koepka, Collin Morikawa, Xander Schauffele, Scottie Scheffler, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas. The pandemic-delayed 2020 Ryder Cup returns the United States next week at Whistling Straits along the Wisconsin shores of Lake Michigan.  (AP Photo/File)

RYDER CUP '21: A capsule look at the American team

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U.S. forward Carli Lloyd, right, and Paraguay forward Ramona Martinez (18) vie for the ball during the second half of an international friendly soccer match Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, in Cleveland. The U.S. team won 9-0. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Carli Lloyd scores 5 goals, US women rout Paraguay 9-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — No Carli Lloyd isn't reconsidering her retirement — even after a five-goal game.