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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It was a golden goodbye for Usain Bolt who led his Jamaican teammates to victory in the men’s 4×100 relay. It was the last race of his Olympic career and his ninth Olympic medal. The U.S. men finished third but were disqualified for exchanging illegally outside the zone at the […]

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2016 Olympics, Aly Raisman, Entertainment, Leslie Jones, Lilly King, Michael Phelps, NBC, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Olympics, Simone Biles, Simone Manuel, SNL -

Leslie Jones is having the time of her life at the Rio Olympics. After her constant live tweeting of the Games grabbed the attention of an NBC executive, SNL comedian Leslie Jones was invited to Rio to cover the Olympic Games live. —Leslie Jones invited to Olympics by NBC after hilarious live-tweeting Since her arrival at Rio, […]

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ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — All of 16 years old and given to giggles, Simone Biles showed she is ready to carry the weight of a nation...

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AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Usain Bolt will aim for a three-peat of Olympic sprint titles in the 100 and 200 meters at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, rather than trying out a new event...

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2016 Olympics, Akron, Dream Team, LeBron Hometown, LeBron James, Miami Heat, News, Rio Olympics, Sports, USA Basketball -

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James squeezed his mom's hands, the way he did as a kid. Moments before being honored again in his hometown, where they still love him and always will, James stood among family members and friends...

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