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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 Week Six Winners And Losers

Onion Sports presents its winners and losers from the sixth week of the NFL season:

Winners

  • Brandon Weeden: Inaugurated Cleveland’s second Brandon Weeden era in style
  • Houston Texans: Houston rebounded from last week’s blowout loss with a slightly more competitive loss
  • Pittsburgh Steelers: A win over the Jets kept their slim hopes for a 2-14 season alive

Losers

  • Washington Redskins: The ’Skins were slaughtered by the Cowboys faster than an antelope facing an Apache tomahawk—Geronimo!
  • T.J. Yates: Came in for an injured Matt Schaub and gave Texans fans the performance they’ve truly been asking for
  • Houston Jumbotron operator: Drew ire for flashing the words “make some noise” on screen in response to quarterback Matt Schaub’s game-ending injury

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