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Bill Chappell

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Ledecky, DiRado, And Ervin Win Gold In Rio As Michael Phelps Misses Shot At 5th Gold

Friday, August 12, 2016

In his last individual event at the Rio Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps came up short. His teammate Katie Ledecky broke her own world record — and then Anthony Ervin, 35, won gold in the freestyle.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Eliminated From Olympics After Losing To Sweden

Friday, August 12, 2016

It came down to penalty kicks — and two of the U.S. women's soccer team players missed theirs against Sweden Friday, ending their run in Rio's Summer Games.

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Tied For Gold, And A Record: America's Simone Manuel Finishes First, With Company

Thursday, August 11, 2016

In the women's 100-meter freestyle final, two swimmers touched the wall in the same instant. Simone Manuel also made U.S. history.

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Phelps Wins Gold In The Men's 200 IM, Beating Lochte And A Talented Field

Thursday, August 11, 2016

It's likely the last installment of a rivalry that has defined men's swimming for most of this century. The two swam this same event back in 2004.

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Simone Biles Takes Gold And Aly Raisman Silver In Gymnastics All-Around In Rio

Thursday, August 11, 2016

"The atmosphere in the arena was amazing and for everyone to cheer and chant along, it gets you more pumped," Simone Biles said after winning the Olympics' all-around finals.

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Team USA Lives Here: Where America's Rio Olympians Are From

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Is an Olympic athlete from your state? Use our search tool to find out. Nearly half of the U.S. team has ties to just five states — and 47 athletes were born in other countries.

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What Team USA Looks Like: A By-The-Numbers Look At America's Olympians

Thursday, August 11, 2016

They vary widely, particularly by sport. We broke out some numbers that help describe the 554 U.S. athletes in Rio.

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'Because I Can': Cyclist Kristin Armstrong Wins Third Gold Medal At Age 42

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

"For all the moms out there, I hope that this was a very inspiring day," Armstrong said after winning her race and making Olympic history in Rio de Janeiro.

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'At Least It Works': Our Unique Shower In Rio Becomes A Hit Online

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This shower might be crazy; it might have no conception of how a normal shower is supposed to behave. But it's also the punchline to a story that took months to tell.

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Michael Phelps Wins 25th Olympic Medal; He And Katie Ledecky Add To Gold Totals

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Katie Ledecky won a gold medal in the women's 200-meter freestyle at Rio's Summer Olympics on Tuesday, in a race that was close — but not as close as the one Michael Phelps swam.

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U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Wins Gold Medal: Live Blog

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Simone Biles led the way for a talented American women's gymnastics squad that went into team competition as the heavy favorites at Rio's Summer Olympics Tuesday.

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Lilly King Puts Exclamation Point On Big Day For U.S. Swimming

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

"I'm proud to be competing clean and doing what is right," Lilly King said after the race. Over the weekend, her top rival, Yulia Efimova, was reinstated.

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Where The Locals Go: Visiting The Olympic Park Made For Brazilians

Monday, August 08, 2016

After the Olympic flame was lit in Maracana, it was moved to a historic district in the heart of Rio. It burns there now, and it's attracting thousands of people.

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U.S. Women Edge France, Passing A Tough Test In Olympic Soccer

Saturday, August 06, 2016

A tense tone dominated with both offenses repeatedly getting the ball into the penalty area. All shots were turned away but one, by American Carli Lloyd.

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Rio Throws A Party For The World, Kicking Off The 2016 Olympics

Friday, August 05, 2016

After months of negative news, Rio ushers in the Summer Olympics on Friday night. And the city finally gets to do what it's famous for: putting on a grand spectacle.

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After A Rough Run-Up, Rio Aims For An 'Awesome' Opening Ceremony

Friday, August 05, 2016

The Friday night spectacle could be "a drug for depression in Brazil," says the creative director of the show that viewers around the world will see tonight.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Opens Olympics With A Win Over New Zealand

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

The Americans are vying to become the first team, male or female, to win the World Cup and Olympic gold back-to-back.

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No Dorms For U.S. Basketball Teams; They'll Stay On A Cruise Ship In Rio

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

This isn't the first time the U.S. men's basketball team is staying outside the athletes village where most Olympians will be housed in Rio.

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Jack Davis, Cartoonist Who Helped Found 'Mad' Magazine, Dies At 91

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Money from a job illustrating a Coca-Cola training manual became a springboard for him to move from Georgia to New York.

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Western U.S. Saw An Amazing Light Show Last Night, Courtesy Of China

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The bright object — part of a Chinese rocket — appeared in skies over the western U.S. around 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time, sparking a flurry of reports and a number of striking videos.

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