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Olympic events to watch Sunday

With more medals set to be awarded at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, here are just some of the events that viewers can check out this weekend. (Remember, Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the US.)…

Biles and Ledecky headline Day 2 of Olympic competition

Two of America's biggest stars begin their Tokyo Games on Sunday. Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky both start their quests to rewrite the record books on Day 2 of Olympic competition. Biles has gymnastics qualifying and Ledecky kicks off the first of her five swimming events with the women’s 400-meter freestyle. The U.S. men’s basketball team begins play, surfing makes its Olympic debut and the women’s skateboarders see their first action. 

AP sources: Kraken pass on Carey Price in expansion draft

The Associated Press has learned that the Seattle Kraken will not be selecting Montreal goaltender Carey Price in the NHL expansion draft. While Price won't be coming to Seattle, defensemen Adam Larsson and Will Borgen and goalie Chris Driedger are joining the Kraken, according to people who have spoken to the AP. The team and the NHL won't release the names until Wednesday night's draft. Most of the picks made by the Kraken had leaked before lunchtime in Seattle. 

AP sources: Larsson, Driedger to Kraken in expansion draft

Adam Larsson and Chris Driedger are going to the Seattle Kraken in the expansion draft. One person with knowledge of Larsson’s deal tells The Associated Press the defenseman has agreed to terms with Seattle on a $16 million, four-year contract. Another person with knowledge of Driedger’s deal tells the AP the goaltender has agreed to a $10.5 million, three-year contract. The Kraken will reveal 30 expansion draft picks Wednesday night.

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