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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 Nike Becoming The NFL’s Athletic Gear Provider

  • "You know, if the Oregon Ducks are anything to go by, this is the worst thing to happen in the history of professional football."

  • "They should never have used Firestone for the cleats. Seven linemen rolling over and catching fire is seven too many."

  • "I could say something snarky about how switching out one logo for another isn't exactly news, but if I had to go one day without hearing the word 'NFL,' I would probably kill myself."

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