Sha’Carri Richardson punches Olympic ticket with world’s fastest 100m of year

  • Richardson earns spot in Paris with time of 10.71sec
  • Noah Lyles runs men’s 100m prelim heat in 9.92sec

Sha’Carri Richardson earned her spot in the Paris Olympics, winning the 100m final in a season-best 10.71 seconds on Saturday at US track trials.

Her win in the final came by a margin of .09 seconds over training partner Melissa Jefferson, the 2022 US champion. Another training partner, Twanisha Terry, finished third and also earned a spot on the women’s 100m team.

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Dressel and Ledecky win again at US Olympic swim trials, Kate Douglass too

  • Dressel victorious in 100 butterfly at US Olympic trials
  • Ledecky wins 800 free in fourth victory of competition
  • Douglass locks up third individual event of Paris Games

Caeleb Dressel locked up his second individual race in Paris, giving him another chance to shine after his stellar performance at the last Olympics.

Keep an eye on Kate Douglass, too. She could be one of the the biggest American stars at the pool.

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California school board president who led conservative culture war loses recall vote

Joseph Komrosky, who decried critical race theory and called Harvey Milk a pedophile, was recalled by 51% of Temecula voters

Voters in Temecula, California, have ousted the local school board president who thrust the political body to the forefront of rightwing culture wars seeking to eliminate discussions of race and gender identity from the classroom.

Joseph Komrosky on Thursday lost a recall vote with 51% of voters favoring his removal.

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Cameron Young posts 59 for lowest score on PGA Tour in four years

  • Golfer posts 59 in third round of Travelers Championship
  • Young’s score is 13th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history

Cameron Young made a par putt from just inside 10 feet for an 11-under 59 on Saturday in the Travelers Championship, the first sub-60 round on the PGA Tour in nearly four years.

Young made two eagles on par 4s, holing out with wedge from 142 yards on the third hole and driving the 280-yard 15th hole to within four feet.

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