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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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FILE - Katie Ledecky reacts after winning the women's 1500-meters freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, in this Wednesday, July 28, 2021, file photo. Ledecky announced Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, that she is moving to the University of Florida to be closer to home and train under Anthony Nesty, a rising star coach who will oversee her preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics. Ledecky, a seven-time Olympic gold medalist, spent the last five years at Stanford University, where she worked with U.S. national team coach Greg Meehan while earning a psychology degree. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

Gator Chomp: Ledecky heads to Florida to work with Nesty

Katie Ledecky will be learning a new stroke.

The Gator Chomp.

FILE - In this June 27, 2012 file photo, Elizabeth Beisel looks on after swimming in the women's 200-meter individual medley preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb. Beisel competed in three Olympics, but she's never taken on a challenge quite like this. Honoring her late father and raising money for cancer research, she's planning to swim more than 12 miles through cold ocean waters to a popular vacation island off the Rhode Island coast. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Olympic swimmer Beisel hits the ocean to honor her father

When Elizabeth Beisel's dad got the awful news — pancreatic cancer — the Olympic swimming medalist knew she had to do something, anything, that would give him a reason to get u

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 file photo, People stand under a set of Olympic Rings as they watch the sun set over the Black Sea a day after the close of the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. U.S. athletes trying to make the Winter Olympics will have to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 under a groundbreaking new policy announced Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

USOPC: American hopefuls for Beijing Games must have vaccine

U.S. athletes trying to make the Winter Olympics will have to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 under a groundbreaking new policy announced Wednesday by the U.S.

Simona Halep, of Romania, tosses her racket as she plays Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

2-time major champ Simona Halep, coach Darren Cahill split

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep no longer will be coached by Darren Cahill.