The Medal Stand After Dark: Venus and Serena earn doubles gold

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After failing to reach the women's singles final in Beijing, the Williams sisters did the next best thing ... they earned the gold in doubles. [LA Times]

Michael Phelps is not the greatest American athlete of all time according to one columnist. [Virginian-Pilot]

Lin Dan is a popular guy in China. [Hartford Courant]

The U.S.A. boxing team is having a hard time understanding the judges. [USA Today]

NBC might have been the week's biggest winner. [New York Times]

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