Young, the Atlanta Hawks guard, has embraced the booing, cursing crowds and his opponents’ defensive pressure. What he hasn’t embraced? Low expectations.
They are something to see. And are yet another way this year’s Games are going to be different.
The N.C.A.A. argued that the payments were a threat to amateurism and that barring them did not violate the antitrust laws.
The nine-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix made her fifth, and final, Olympics team. Plus Trayvon Bromell, Ronnie Baker, and Fred Kerley will represent the U.S. in the 100-meter sprint.
Washington’s slugger homered three times, bringing his two-day total to five. “To be honest with you, I don’t know what’s going on,” Schwarber said.
The roster reflected a generational shift as the U.S. adjusted to life after Michael Phelps.
Allyson Felix will take aim at becoming the most decorated track and field athlete in Olympic history.
The fiery star’s march toward history could force his detractors into an uncomfortable position: giving him his due.