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Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. Matt Murray Jersey . A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. A separate Olympic Digest has been sent. All times EDT:- RIO DE JANEIRO -- The polluted waters of Rio host their first event of the Olympics as the rowing competition gets underway. The day has included a team of Serbian rowers capsizing into a lagoon that was among the most contaminated Olympic venues according to an AP study. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. DEVELOPING from competitions, with photos.- RIO DE JANEIRO -- Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Klay Thompson and the rest of the U.S. mens basketball team open the Olympics against China, the Asian champion the Americans beat twice by an average of nearly 50 points in exhibition play. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 7 p.m.- CANTON, Ohio -- Brett Favre, Tony Dungy and Marvin Harrison highlight an eight-member class of 2016 that will enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Inductions begin 7 p.m. With The Latest.- CANTON, Ohio -- Aaron Rodgers and Andrew Luck, two of the NFLS top quarterbacks, will on hand for the first preseason game of the 2016 season. The QB most everyone will be paying attention to, Brett Favre, wont be taking any snaps. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos, by 6 p.m.- FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Brandon Bostick received death threats after he botched an onside kick for Green Bay in the NFC championship against Seattle in 2015. Now with the Jets, the tight end hopes to move past his playoff gaffe and move forward with his NFL career. SENT: 800 words, photos.- RIO DE JANEIRO -- The opening day of swimming at the Rio Games features Australia going for another gold in the womens 4x100-meter freestyle relay, while the mens 400 individual medley will be missing two of its biggest names, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Finals begin 10 p.m.- CHICAGO -- Chris Tillman goes for his 15th win as the AL East-leading Orioles take on the White Sox and Carlos Rodon. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Starts 7:10 p.m.- WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart, NASCARs all-time leaders in road course wins, move a step closer to the final road race of their careers as the Cup series gets set to qualify on a new racing surface. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 6 p.m.- This could be a Heisman race for the ages. Four, count `em, four of the top six finishers from last years Heisman Trophy voting are back for another season. Clemsons prolific quarterback Deshaun Watson is among them, along with a trio of stars that includes Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and LSU running back Leonard Fournette. SENT: 850 words, photos.- CROMWELL, Conn. -- Fifteen golfers are within two strokes of the lead heading into the third round of the Travelers Championship. UPCOMING: 600 words. Evgeni Malkin Penguins Jersey . Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey last Sunday. The fine is the fourth this season for Goldson. He was fined $30,000 for a hit on the New York Jets Jeff Cumberland in Week 1. Larry Murphy Penguins Jersey . Kiriasis and brakeman Franziska Fritz finished two runs in one minute 55.41 seconds -- a mere 0.01 seconds ahead of Meyers and Lolo Jones, who likely bolstered her Olympic hopes by helping give USA-1 a huge push in the second heat. http://www.penguinsauthenticofficial.com/mario-lemieux-jersey/ .J. Ellis hit two-run homers and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 4-0 Saturday night. FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- One day after tying a franchise record with six interceptions, New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick admitted it was tough to face his teammates. But he said hes hoping his leadership, and that of coach Todd Bowles, can rally the team from a deflating 24-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs?on Sunday.In Mondays team meeting, Bowles delivered a speech that was potentially a turning point in the season, Fitzpatrick said.Bowles, not known as a fiery speaker, chuckled when asked about his speech.Anytime you lose like that, you have to have a come-to-Jesus meeting, he said.The Jets (1-2) suffered one of the sloppiest losses in their history Sunday, committing eight turnovers, their most since 1976. It ended with Fitzpatrick throwing interceptions on five straight possessions, including three in the red zone.Its a hard day for me to come in today, Fitzpatrick said. We lost that game because of my performance. We dont need to pin it on anything else. That was pretty evident. To walk in today and face the guys, its not an easy thing to do.But at the same time, Ive got to be the same guy every day as a leader, as a player.Bowles has tried to spread the blame around, but he obviously couldnt make an alibi for a quarterback with six interceptions. He insisted his confidence in Fitzpatrick hasnt wavered, but he added, I saw what I saw. It wasnt good.Fitzpatrick signed a one-year, $12 million coontract on the eve of training camp, saying he turned down a multiyear offer because he was willing to bet on himself. Kris Letang Penguins Jersey. In Week 2, he played one of the best games of his career (374 yards in a win). On Sunday, he played one of the worst, setting a career high for interceptions.It was so bad, and there were so many poor things on my part that happened in the game that you want to put it behind you as fast as you can, Fitzpatrick said, joking how the Jets were hailed as the Greatest Show on Turf after a 37-31 win over the Buffalo Bills in Week 2.Bowles, so angry after Sundays game that he dropped several expletives in his news conference, took a calm yet firm approach Monday. His message to the team: Dont let one bad game ruin the season.We talked about accountability and just understanding where we are in the season, who we are and what we need to be, Bowles said, adding that hes confident the team got the message.Bowles gave a memorable speech last season the day after an ugly loss to the Houston Texans, and the team proceeded to go on a five-game winning streak.I think the way he delivered the message today was great, Fitzpatrick said.Tackle Ryan Clady added, I wouldnt call it fiery. It was very direct. Hes not a yeller type of coach. It was a good message, though. ' ' ' 
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