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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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NBA.com Video Of Sixers-Wizards Game Fails To Go Viral

NEW YORK—A 29-second video clip of Wizards rookie John Wall driving to the hoop for a layup against the Sixers has failed to achieve viral status on the Internet, NBA.com sources confirmed Wednesday. "We really thought people would send this thing around," the website's spokesperson Morgan Dunn said of the video that, at press time, had 144 views. "I don't get it. If you're a basketball fan—and there's millions of them out there—this is exactly the kind of thing you'd want to see. We even put in a little Digg thing there and made it easy to tweet." Despite the setback, NBA.com said that a new video of Lakers center Pau Gasol answering a question in a postgame interview should "blow up" immediately after it's posted this Friday.

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