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Olympic medalist Henry Cejudo wins MMA debut

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Henry Cejudo, who took home wrestling gold in the 2008 Olympics, won his MMA debut this weekend in Arizona.

2008 Olympics Basketball Flashback: The Redeem Team

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Kobe Bryant came up clutch for Team USA in 2008.

Strikeforce Finalist Daniel Cormier Talks Stymied Olympic Dreams

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MMA Fighting's Luke Thomas spoke to Strikeforce contender Daniel Cormier in this video interview.

Snapshot of the Day 2: Satoshi Ishii at UFC 92

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2008 Judo Olympic Gold Medalist Satoshi Ishii attended UFC 92 in Las Vegas

It's not lame, it's the 10 days of Christmas - Beijing Olympics

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SLCDunk talks about the top ten stories for the Jazz for 2008

Boozer's Season Began In Beijing

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From the article, "It was more of a mental thing – more mental preparation for this season than physical - because we never stopped playing. It was great to watch what was going on, to practice against them (his "Redeem Team" teammates) and to learn a great deal."

Orlando Magic News for August 28th: Ranking Dwight Howard, "Outing" Oklahoma City, etc.

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Erick Blasco of Bleacher Report lists the league's 30 best centers. Our very own Dwight Howard ranks second, behind Yao Ming, in large part due to his lack of offensive moves. Blasco also calls...

Deron and Locke give us a Chinese history lesson.

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Locke interviews (mp3) a hammered Deron Williams. They go over topics such as the length of the Great Wall, Deron's golfing, and hanging out with LeBron (Coming Summer of 2010 to the Utah...

DWIGHT HOWARD: Dunked with admirable authority against inferior opponents. Played miserable defense...

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DWIGHT HOWARD: Dunked with admirable authority against inferior opponents. Played miserable defense and was a liability at the stripe. GRADE: D-plus

FOX Sports on MSN - Olympics - Breaking down the road to redemption. Charley Rosen was so disappointed with Dwight Howard's performance in the Olympics that he graded him a D-Plus, the worst grade of any Redeem Teamer. Yes, Rosen rated Howard lower than Carlos Boozer and Michael Redd, who played far fewer minutes. While I think we can all agree that Dwight underwhelmed in Beijing, I think we can also all agree that he did more to secure a gold medal for Team U.S.A. than either Redd or Boozer, and possibly even Jason Kidd.
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