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Kevin Durant Wins Gold In Men’s Individual Basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO—Beating out Serbian Nikola Jokic by .87 points in order to claim the all-around title, U.S. forward Kevin Durant won Olympic gold Friday in men’s individual basketball, becoming the first man to win consecutive golds in the competition since Gary Payton at the 1996 and 2000 Games.

Michael Phelps Spots Estranged Father Poseidon In Stands

RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
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On Alabama Winning Its Third BCS Championship In Four Years

Alabama routed Notre Dame 42-14 to win the BCS championship Monday night, giving Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide its second straight national title and third in four years. What do you think?

  • "That's nice, but which team won the national title according to the BCS computer?"

  • "Notre Dame should never have abandoned its tried-and-true strategy of playing against shitty teams."

  • "Look, the important thing is one of those awful schools lost."

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