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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.

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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 The Marlins Firing Ozzie Guillen

The Miami Marlins fired manager Ozzie Guillen on Tuesday following a disappointing 69-93 season in which his team failed to live up to the hype of its new ballpark and All-Star-laden roster. What do you think?

  • “I’m sure he’s taking it with calmness and grace.”

  • “Seems a little harsh to fire your manager after just one 93-loss season in which he blows $191 million in salary and alienates a huge portion of your fan base.”

  • “Fortunately for Ozzie, there are a lot of GMs looking for narcissistic, homophobic, loudmouthed assholes to manage their baseball teams these days.”

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