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Kristin Armstrong

Gray skies and green water at the Rio de Janeiro Games

Skies and pools both darkened Wednesday as the sun-splashed Olympics in Rio de Janeiro gave way to gray clouds and murky green waters.

The Rio Games were drenched in rain and continued questions about why the diving well and water polo pools look so much like neglected aquariums.

The first American male basketball player to appear in four Olympics, Carmelo Anthony passed LeBron James as the most prolific scorer to ever wear a USA jersey. The U.S. men's basketball team needed every one of his 31 points as they got their first good test in fending off Australia 98-88.

Katie Ledecky's strong final leg helped the U.S. women win the 4x200 freestyle relay over silver...

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