Sports Shorts

* Despite polls that show local Japanese residents are overwhelmingly opposed to the Summer Olympics, the Tokyo Games–originally scheduled for last year–will be held this summer, beginning July 23. One major change: Spectators from overseas will not be allowed to attend the world’s largest sporting event.

* And speaking of the Olympics, the Tokyo Games will be the third straight Olympics that a U.S. soccer team has failed to qualify.

* “We need to think through how we want to more aggressively support and promote women’s sports.”–NCAA President Mark Emmert.

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