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Players Giddy As Football Hall Of Fame Representative Rumored To Be Attending Super Bowl

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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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Players Giddy As Football Hall Of Fame Representative Rumored To Be Attending Super Bowl

MIAMI—Giddiness overtook the locker rooms of both Super Bowl teams Thursday when members of the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts caught wind that a representative from the Pro Football Hall of Fame might be attending the game next Sunday. "Oh my God! Are you serious? Are you freakin' serious? I better go work on my out patterns," said Saints wide receiver Marques Colston, who asked his equally excited teammates if they knew where the representative from Canton might be sitting during the game. "It's the Hall of Fame, guys! The Hall of freakin' Fame!" Upon hearing the news, Colts quarterback Peyton Manning reportedly rushed to the team bathroom and began throwing up.

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