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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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Fifth Level Of Video Game Reached During Phone Call To Mom

LONGMONT, CO–While speaking on the phone with his mother Monday, Sega Dreamcast enthusiast Jon Grebe, 22, defeated Sarge to reach the fifth level of Quake III Arena. "Mom was telling me about Aunt Gail's thyroid condition when I finally got the Quad Damage powerup I needed to kill Sarge and get to the end of level four," Grebe said. "I yelled out, 'Yes! Awesome!' Fortunately, Mom was right in the middle of telling me the good news about my aunt's goiter getting smaller, so I was sort of able to cover it up."

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