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Ryan Lochte, Other Swimmers, Robbed At Gunpoint

Rumors were flying Sunday that Team USA’s Ryan Lochte had been robbed at gunpoint. Initially the rumors were dismissed, but AP has confirmed that the Lochte and three other swimmers were robbed at gunpoint. The athletes were reportedly leaving the … Continue reading »

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USA! USA! USA!

Team USA leads the Olympic Games both in number of gold medals and in total medal count. Currently, we have 16 gold medals and 39 total. In both god and total, we lead China, the closest behind us, by 8 … Continue reading »

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2016 Rio Olympics: Simone Manuel Makes History As First Black Woman To Win Swimming Gold Medal

Simone Manuel has just made history. During the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Team USA athlete became the first black woman to take home a gold medal in an individual swimming sport. Manuel competed in the women’s 100m freestyle and tied for … Continue reading »

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Olympic Pools Turning Green

Fans of the Rio Olympics 2016 noticed an odd phenomenon last night when the diving pool seemed to be turning green. Many laughed it off as a fluke, some professed genuine worry, but no one expected it to become an … Continue reading »

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2016 Rio Olympics Recap: Michael Phelps Wins 21st Gold Medal; Serena Williams Loses In Major Upset

Michael Phelps continued to prove why he is the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time. On Tuesday, the Team USA swimmer took home the gold medal in both the 200m butterfly and the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay. This brought Phelps’ total … Continue reading »

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Olympics: Day 2

Day 2 of the Olympics is underway and Team USA is making a good showing. Alexander Massialas grabbed silver in Fencing, Individual Foil, the first individual fencing medal the US has taken home since ’84. Gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly … Continue reading »

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Former NFL Fullback Swims 16 Hours To Shore After Falling Off Boat

Imagine going out 27 miles out into the water for some peaceful fishing all alone, and you fall of the boat. This nightmare came true for former NFL fullback Rob Konrad. Konrad was fishing on Riviera Beach off Florida’s Atlantic … Continue reading »

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Michael Phelps Un-retires

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement. The 22-time Olympic medalist may even have plans to swim at the 2016 Rio Olympics. He will be swimming for the for the first time since 2012 in London at the meet in Mesa, … Continue reading »

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