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Team GB smashed it at the Olympics — here’s why

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The Rio 2016 Olympics has drawn to a close, and Team GB has a lot to celebrate.

For Britain, these games will probably go down in the record books: the best medal haul since 1908, second in the medal table (beating China), the only Olympics host nation to win more medals at the next games, and the top major country in gold medals per capita.

‘Ben-Hur’ a box office bust as ‘Suicide Squad’ wins again

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Suicide Squad tops the box office once again, claiming its third #1 weekend since opening three weeks ago.

The anti-superhero blockbuster from Warner Bros. about DC Comics villains earned an estimated $20.7 million. Even allowing for final tallies to change, that’s far ahead of the $15.3 million estimate for Sausage Party at #2.

The continuing success for Suicide — which is now at $262.3 million domestically and more than $500…

‘Ben-Hur’ a box office bust as ‘Suicide Squad’ wins again

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Suicide Squad tops the box office once again, claiming its third #1 weekend since opening three weeks ago.

The anti-superhero blockbuster from Warner Bros. about DC Comics villains earned an estimated $20.7 million. Even allowing for final tallies to change, that’s far ahead of the $15.3 million estimate for Sausage Party at #2.

The continuing success for Suicide — which is now at $262.3 million domestically and more than $500…

One of the most controversial power struggles in media comes to a close

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One of the world’s biggest media companies has been embroiled in a complex personal and professional power struggle for months. That may all have come to an end this week.

One of the most controversial power struggles in media comes to a close

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One of the world’s biggest media companies has been embroiled in a complex personal and professional power struggle for months. That may all have come to an end this week.

‘Rocket League’ Championship Series Season 2 offers $250,000 prize pool

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Rocket League‘s competitive scene is just getting started.

The Rocket League Championship Series is coming back for a second season hot on the trail of Season 1′s grand finals. The 3v3 tournament is open to North American and European teams who can sign up for the qualifiers on Aug. 24.

RLCS Season 2 will last about three months, starting with the first open qualifier matches on Sept. 10 in North America and Sept. 11 in…

Trump’s media attack nods toward conspiracy, and it has his supporters crying it too

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In the past week, Donald Trump has centered his campaign around a singular issue — the media.

The Republican presidential candidate’s sparring with the media, a running theme since his campaign’s onset, has grown much louder in recent weeks. It culminated over the weekend as Trump launched one if his most vitriolic missives about what he sees as unfair coverage.

Trump’s most recent media tirade appeared to have been triggered by a New York Times story that painted his campaign as out of…

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How the U.S. track team is using tech to go for Olympic gold

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Golf technology could be the U.S. track team’s key to Olympic success.

The technology, called Track Man, was originally developed for golfers, but has gained popularity with the U.S. track team — especially among the shot putters.

NBC announcer criticized for saying swimmer’s husband ‘responsible’ for gold medal

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On Saturday in Rio, Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu crushed the world record in the women’s 400-meter individual medley by more than two seconds on her way to winning a gold medal.

But, aside from the astounding athletic performance, a lot of the focus from people watching the United States was on NBC commentator Dan Hicks, who faced criticism for implying Hosszu’s success was due to her husband/coach, Shane…