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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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NFL 2010 Midseason Highlights

While it's still anyone's league halfway through the season, the first nine weeks of pro football have provided some undeniably intriguing moments.

  • Week 1: The new Meadowlands Stadium gets off to an awkward start when the Jets walk in on the completely naked Giants in the locker room.
  • Week 2: Quarterback Trent Edwards successfully holds the Bills offense to 186 yards
  • Week 3: Cowboys get right back on track with a win over the Texans and have a whole bye week to prepare for a deep playoff run
  • Week 4: Bears realize they're giving up a number of sacks because center Olin Kreutz is hiking defensive linemen at Jay Cutler
  • Week 5: Charlie Batch throws for three touchdowns during a rerun of a Steelers game from 2006
  • Week 6: Ben Roethlisberger emerges from his soul-searching period with a breakthrough: He remembers where he left the Jet Ski keys
  • Week 7: James Harrison calls off his retirement plans when he finds out it's illegal to hit someone in the head in the real world too
  • Week 8: Bye
  • Week 9: Players and fans collectively breathe a sigh of relief, as it's just nice to have a moment without Randy Moss there

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