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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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Most Anticipated Bowl Games

With bowl season upon us, Onion Sports provides a helpful guide to the most exciting matchups.

  • Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Neither Baylor nor Central Florida has ever played in a legitimate BCS bowl, but both teams are hoping to do so next season
  • Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Buffalo and San Diego State square off in a game they were too embarrassed to tell their friends and family they were involved in
  • Discover Orange Bowl: The winner of this game will get to play in the prestigious Visa Orange Bowl against the winner of the MasterCard Orange Bowl
  • AdvoCare V100 Bowl: NFL running back prospects Andre Williams and Kadeem Carey face off in a completely meaningless game that has the potential to ruin their careers if they get injured
  • Allstate Sugar Bowl: Alabama plays Oklahoma in a hard-fought battle between two parts of the country we don’t need
  • AT&T Cotton Bowl: With Oklahoma State battling Missouri, everyone’s pretty excited for a matchup we have seen 45 times since 1960
  • R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: Louisiana-Lafayette has won the past two New Orleans Bowls, and if they win this year, they would be the first school in history to give a shit about winning three New Orleans Bowls
  • Rose Bowl: Players from both teams are excited, since the word is there might be an NFL scout in attendance
  • BCS National Championship Game: The matchup between FSU and Auburn will ultimately come down to which team put together a stronger class of recruiting violations last year
  • The Onion Bowl: Auburn takes on Alabama in this highly anticipated season-ending rematch for the 127th annual Onion Bowl in Macau, China, the oldest and most historic bowl game in college football

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