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What to watch at the Rio games on Sunday

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Day 9 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, gymnastics, tennis, golf, fencing and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK AND FIELD The title of world’s fastest man goes on the block when Jamaican Usain Bolt, American Justin Gatlin and the other sprinters take to the track. The 100 meter final is at 10:25 p.m. following three rounds of semifinals that start at 9 p.m. Bolt won his first heat of…

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Do you really think it’s a good idea to ask for an autograph from Serena Williams right after she got tossed from the US Open?

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From Straight Sets: Amid all the action of a huge day in tennis, the big lingering question at the United States Open is if further discipline will be meted out for Serena Williams’s match-ending tantrum in the semifinal match against Kim Clijsters Saturday night. Normally there would be no hurry to make a decision, but Serena and Venus Williams have made the women’s doubles final — scheduled to be played Monday — and one of the possible decisions by the…

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