1. US Women's Basketball Team Dominates at Olympics, Wins 8th Gold Medal

    Fact: The U.S. women won their sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal in basketball on Saturday. They now have won eight gold medals overall. All other countries have combined to win three golds...

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  2. Usain Bolt Is the 1st Man to Record a Triple-Triple

    Fact: Jamaica won gold in the men's 4x100-meter relay on Friday night, giving Usain Bolt the triple-triple. He is the first man to win the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and 4x100-meter relay in three straight Olympic Games...

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  3. MLB Milestones, Records That Could Be Achieved Down the Stretch in 2016

    Alex Rodriguez left a monumental milestone on the table when he and the New York Yankees agreed to part ways. The polarizing star ended his Yankees tenure with 696 career home runs...

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  4. Usain Bolt Is the 1st Runner to Win 3 Straight Gold Medals in the 200m

    Fact: Usain Bolt won the men's 200-meter race on Thursday. He is the first runner to win three straight gold medals in the event...

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  5. USA Is the 1st Country Ever to Sweep the Medals in the 100m Hurdles Event

    Fact: Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin won the gold, silver and bronze, respectively, in the women's 100-meter hurdles on Wednesday night. The U.S...

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  6. Simone Biles Joins List of US Women to Win 4 or More Golds in Single Olympics

    Fact: Simone Biles won her fourth gold medal on Tuesday night, joining Katie Ledecky (2016), Missy Franklin (2012) and Amy Van Dyken (1996) as the only U.S. women to win four or more golds in a single Olympic Games...

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  7. Allyson Felix Won Her 7th Olympic Medal, the Most Among US Women in Track

    Fact: Allyson Felix won silver in the women's 400-meter dash final on Monday night. It was her seventh career Olympic medal—the most among U.S. women in Olympic track and field history...

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  8. Usain Bolt Becomes 1st Person Ever to Win 100-Meter Dash in 3 Straight Olympics

    Fact: Usain Bolt won the 100-meter dash on Sunday, becoming the first person ever to win the event in three straight Olympics...

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  9. USA Is 1st Country to Reach 1,000 Total Gold Medals in the Summer Games

    Fact: The U.S. women won gold in the 4x100-meter medley relay on Saturday night, making the United States the first country to reach 1,000 total gold medals in the Summer Games...

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  10. Katie Ledecky: 2nd Woman to Win 200-, 400- and 800-Meter Freestyle in 1 Olympics

    Fact: Katie Ledecky is the second woman to ever win the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyles in a single Olympic Games. (The first was Debbie Meyer in 1968...

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  11. Simone Biles Is 4th Straight American to Win Women's All-Around Gymnastics

    Fact: Simone Biles won the women's all-around in gymnastics on Thursday. She is the fourth consecutive American to win the event (Gabby Douglas: 2012, Nastia Liukin : 2008, Carly Patterson: 2004)...

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  12. Carmelo Anthony Passed LeBron James to Become USA Basketball All-Time Pts Leader

    Fact: Carmelo Anthony had 31 points in Team USA's 98-88 victory over Australia on Wednesday. Anthony (293 points) has now passed LeBron James (273 points) for the most career points in U...

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  13. Michael Phelps Is 1st Olympian Ever to Win Multiple Golds in 4 Different Games

    Fact: Michael Phelps won gold in the 200-meter butterfly and the 4x200-meter freestyle relay on Tuesday night. He has now won three gold medals at Rio de Janeiro and is the first Olympian to ever win multiple golds in four different Olympic Games...

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  14. Ryan Murphy's 100-Meter Backstroke Victory Gives the US 6 Straight Gold Medals

    Fact: Ryan Murphy won the men's 100-meter backstroke on Monday, giving the U.S. six straight gold medals in the event dating back to 1996...

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  15. Michael Phelps Has Now Won a Medal in Each of the Last 4 Olympics

    Fact: On Sunday , Michael Phelps won his 19th career Olympic gold medal and 23rd overall medal. He now has won a medal in each of the last four Olympics, dating back to 2004...

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  16. 1st Time Since 1992 Olympics That U.S. Didn't Win Gold in 400m IM

    Fact: Chase Kalisz finished second in the 400-meter individual medley for the U.S. on Saturday . This is the first time since the 1992 Olympics that the U.S. has not won gold in the 400-meter individual medley...

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  17. 7 of 12 Players on Team USA Were in the Conf. Finals of This Year's NBA Playoffs

    Fact: Seven of the 12 players on the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team were in the conference finals of this year's NBA Playoffs (Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes, Draymond Green, Kevin Durant , Kyrie Irving , Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan)...

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  18. Russell Westbrook Is 1 of 4 Players with Multiple 40-10-10 Games Since 1983-84

    Fact: Russell Westbrook is one of four players since 1983-84* to have multiple games with at least 40 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists (Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and LeBron James)...

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  19. Russell Westbrook Has League-High 77 Games with At Least 20/10/5

    Fact: Russell Westbrook will reportedly sign a three-year, $85 million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday (via @RamonaShelburne )...

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  20. Tyrann Mathieu's $62.5 Million Contract Is the Largest Among Safeties in the NFL

    Fact: Tyrann Mathieu agreed to a five-year, $62.5 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday, including $40 million guaranteed. It is the largest active contract among safeties in the NFL ...

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  21. Former Reds RF Jay Bruce Joins Mets, Instantly Becomes Team's HR and RBI Leader

    Fact: The New York Mets traded for Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce on Monday, per ESPN's Adam Rubin . Bruce has 25 home runs and 80 runs batted in this season—both more than any player currently on the Mets...

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  22. How to Choose Your Olympic Sports to Follow in Team Stream

    Here's how to choose which Olympic sports and countries to follow during the 2016 Summer Games in Rio on the Team Stream app. Step 1: On the home screen, tap the "My Teams" tab on the bottom and then tap "Add...

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  23. Jimmy Walker's PGA Championship Victory Means All 4 Majors Had 1st-Time Winners

    Fact: Jimmy Walker won the PGA Championship on Sunday, the first major he has won in his career. This is the fifth time all four winners of majors were first-time winners (Masters: Danny Willett ; U...

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  24. 3 of the Top 10 Golfers in World Rankings Missed Cut at PGA Championship

    Fact: Three of the top 10 golfers in the Official World Golf Ranking missed the cut Saturday at the PGA Championship (No. 2 Dustin Johnson, No. 4 Rory McIlroy and No. 10 Sergio Garcia)...

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  25. Jimmy Walker (-9) Ties Lowest 36-Hole Total Score in PGA Championship History

    Fact: Jimmy Walker shot a four-under on Friday, pushing his overall score to nine under par. His nine-under through two rounds is tied for the lowest 36-hole total score in PGA Championship history...

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