Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/30/12
Day Three of the Olympics produced results both shocking and expected, notably for Team USA. The men's basketball team shook off a slow start to blow by France, 98-71, on the strength of 22 points from Kevin Durant. On the mat, meanwhile, the so-called "Fab Five" will be sending two gymnasts to the all-around finals -- just not the two that were widely expected to clash next Thursday. Gabby Douglas cruised on through qualifying, but 2011 all-around world champ Jordyn Wieber finished well behind Douglas and Needham, Mass. native Aly Raisman. As each team is limited to only two representatives...
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