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What to watch at the Rio games on Friday

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Day 7 of the Rio Games features medal action in swimming, track and field, track cycling, fencing, judo and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): SWIMMING Will Michael Phelps add even more gold to his Olympic career? We’ll see when the men’s 100 meter butterfly finals are held Friday at 10:12 p.m. Phelps has the world and Olympic (Beijing) records in the event and qualified in the semifinals Thursday night after winning the 200 individual medley…

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Kayla Harrison wins 2nd Olympic gold in judo. Is a career in MMA up next?

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An Olympic champion yet again, Kayla Harrison now has a chance to become an even bigger star. Harrison earned her second straight gold medal in judo on Thursday, winning the 78-kilogram category at the Rio de Janeiro Games. After the bout, she was asked about turning her attention to a professional career in mixed martial arts. She wouldn’t say. “I’m just going to focus on being two-time Olympic champion and decide about punching people in the face at a later…

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