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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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Visiting Columbus Blue Jackets 'Really Impressed' By City Of Calgary

CALGARY—During their three-game road swing last month, the Columbus Blue Jackets players could not stop gushing about the impressive architecture, diverse shopping opportunities, friendly people, and fascinating history they discovered in the city of Calgary. "I've really never seen anything quite like it," second-year player Gilbert Brule said while snapping photographs of the Sunridge Mall's TCBY, Spencer Gifts, and Radio Shack. "I feel like it would take me a lot longer to run out of things to say or do here than in Columbus." The Blue Jackets also discussed their dread of an upcoming two-week homestand while trying on hats at TJ Maxx, agreeing they should enjoy Calgary's urban, cosmopolitan pleasures while they could.

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