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Monday Afterschool Special: Bolt

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​Usain Bolt wins, smiles

Still the fastest man alive, Usain Bolt came from behind to win gold in the 100m for the third consecutive time. The best photo of the Olympics, however, came out of the semifinal heat, in which Bolt led the field so easily he could turn around grinning:


Plenty of people in Jamaica were smiling too:

Classic Bolt photos

U.S. advances in beach volleyball

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross beat Australia in the quarterfinals this weekend, thanks in part to this weird-but-legal play:

After the game, fans — including a few members of the men's basketball team — sang "Happy Birthday" to Walsh Jennings, as the game ended after midnight:

Chinese league pitcher's unbelievable double play

The Premier League is back

The Premier League returned this weekend with three game. Perhaps the best moment was Philippe Coutinho's free-kick goal to put Liverpool up 4–3 against Arsenal:

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