Shakur Stevenson

An American boxer made headlines at the Rio Olympics on Saturday, but not for his fighting skills.

19-year-old Shakur Stevenson broke down in tears after losing the bantamweight gold medal to Cuba’s Robeisy Ramirez in a split decision.

Seasoned boxing journos were stunned as Stevenson screamed and wailed inconsolably after the match.

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Gaby Douglas Michael Phelps

20-year-old Gabby Douglas had hopes of reclaiming some of her former glory as the darling of the 2012 Olympics. She was hurt by all the taunting on social media about her hair and her sour attitude.

“It doesn’t really feel good. It was a little bit hurtful,” Douglas told reporters on Sunday.

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Simone Manuel

There goes the racist stereotype that black people can’t swim.

20-year-old Simone Manuel won a gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle swimming event at the Rio Olympic Games on Thursday.

Tears streamed down her face as the 5-foot-11 Houston native realized she tied 16-year-old Canadian Penny Oleksiak to share gold medals — a rarity in Olympic sports..

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Dwight Howard

NBA superstar Dwight Howard will suit up for the Atlanta Hawks this upcoming season. Howard and the Hawks agreed to a three-year, $70 million deal, according to Yahoo Sports.

The pouty, tantrum-prone, 6′ 11″ center has settled on the number 8 for his jersey.

If you follow numerology then you understand the significance the number 8 has in his life.

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Kevin Durant

Former Oklahoma Thunder star Kevin Durant signed announced he will sign a 2-year, $54 million contract with the hapless Golden State Warriors. The deal includes a player option after the 1st year.

The player option will allow Durant to maximize his salary under the NBA’s $107 million salary cap in 2017 (an increase from $94 million this year).

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