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On The Rockies/Padres One-Game Playoff Ending With A Controversial Call At Home Plate

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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 The Rockies/Padres One-Game Playoff Ending With A Controversial Call At Home Plate

  • "This gives baseball fans what they love most: Something to argue about for all eternity."

  • "It almost makes it more special that it ended on such a disputed call. No, not special. Ridiculously unfair."

  • "Yankees suck!"

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