Roundup: Afghanistan Falls to Taliban; Clippers Trade for Eric Bledsoe; Roger Federer Out of U.S. Open

Ryan Phillips
Taliban closes in on Afghanistan's capital Kabul
Taliban closes in on Afghanistan's capital Kabul / Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

The latest on Afghanistan's stunning collapse ... U.S. embassy in Kabul evacuated ... Death toll in Haiti earthquake at more than 1,200 ... Stock futures down heading into Monday ... Texas Supreme Court upholds mask mandate ban ... The Delta variant is already leaving its mark on business ... Naomi Osaka will donate prize money from Cincinnati tournament to Haiti relief ... Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa reunited ... Johnny Depp says he's being boycotted by Hollywood ... "Free Guy" topped the box office ... "Walking Dead" season premiere recap ... The Clippers traded Patrick Beverley, Rajon Rondo for Eric Bledsoe ... Cade McNamara named Michigan's starting quarterback ... Rare Honus Wagner card sells for $6.6 million ... Roger Federer will miss the U.S. Open after knee surgery ... MRI on Jordan Love's shoulder came back clean ...

Good and bad from rookie QBs' first preseason weekend [Sports Illustrated]

How 20 years of conflict reshaped Kabul and life in it [New York Times]

Breaking down The White Lotus season finale [The Ringer]

How Big Ten, ACC, Pac-12 alliance could combat SEC [CBS Sports]

The messiest phase of the pandemic [The Atlantic]

Justin Fields hype train shows no signs of slowing down [The Big Lead]

Triston McKenzie was almost perfect on Sunday:

Fernando Tatis Jr. went 4-for-5 with two home runs and four RBIs in his return from the IL:

Conan O'Brien's assistant urged her temporary replacement to do a bad job:

Green Day -- "Pollyanna"