Rio Olympics: Athletes welcomed with condoms, cool air

  • The athletes village is to house 11,000 athletes and 6,000 coaches during Rio’s Games
  • The opening ceremony in Rio is scheduled for August 5
  • Among the amenities: 18,500 beds that can be extended in length for taller athletes
  • Rio Olympics: Athletes welcomed with condoms, air conditioning
  • The new apartment towers built to house 11,000 athletes and 6,000 coaches during Rio’s Games are being called basic, even austere.

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With a record number of condoms allocated and air-condtioners in every bedroom, Rio’s athletes village starts welcoming Olympians on Sunday.


Rio Olympics: Athletes welcomed with condoms, cool air

Sources: Nets sign Tyler Johnson to $50M offer sheet

  • Tyler Johnson was undrafted coming out of Fresno State.
  • Sources: Nets sign Tyler Johnson to $50M offer sheet
  • Johnson made $507,000 in his second NBA season for the Heat in 2015-16.
  • Miami Heat restricted free-agent guard Tyler Johnson signed a four-year, $50 million offer sheet with the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday morning, league sources told The Vertical.
  • The departure of All-Star guard Dwyane Wade for a free-agent deal in Chicago late Wednesday could make the Heat more apt to match the sheet and retain Johnson.

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@WojVerticalNBA: “Sources on @TheVertical: Brooklyn signs Miami restricted free agent Tyler Johnson to $50M offer sheet.”


From Yahoo Sports: The Heat have three days to match the offer to keep Johnson.


Sources: Nets sign Tyler Johnson to $50M offer sheet