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Phelps wins 23rd Olympic gold with relay win

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Michael Phelps closed out the Rio Olympics in the only way imaginable. Gold. Phelps put the United States ahead to stay on the butterfly leg of the 4×100 medley relay and Nathan Adrian finished it off, giving the most decorated athlete in Olympic history his 23rd career gold medal. If that was the end, and Phelps insists it is, what a way to go out. He would finish his career with 28 medals overall, having won five golds and a…

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Gator Olympic swimmers are two vastly different people

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Two U.S. men’s swimmers with ties to the University of Florida are both in the pool on Wednesday. That is about where the similarities end. Calaeb Dressel, the Gator junior, is out to win his second medal of the games. On Sunday night he was part of the gold medal-winning USA freestyle relay team. Ryan Lochte has won five gold medals spanning three prior Olympiads. The 32-year-old Lochte is a 2007 Florida graduate. The coverage surrounding Dressel describes a humble,…

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