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Bill Belichick Consumed By Insecurity, Jealousy Towards Quarterback For Years

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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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Bill Belichick Consumed By Insecurity, Jealousy Towards Quarterback For Years

Those who knew of Bill Belichick spoke of a dark, consuming insecurity that haunted the coach throughout his whole career. Fueled by past rejections and a stunted sense of self-worth, Belichick was obsessed with the idea that his quarterback Tom Brady was too good for him, mocked him secretly behind his back with other players, and would someday leave him for a younger, more attractive coach.

But even those closest to Belichick had little idea how deep those feelings ran, or how long he had been considering violence. Belichick's journal, uncovered by police and released to the media this afternoon, shows a man teetering on the brink of a violent breakdown.

Brady told reporters that the acid-throwing incident is in the past and that he’s focusing on winning a championship next season, face or no face.

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