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Jason Kidd barely scored any points during the "Redeem Team's" run to a gold medal, but he served as a veteran presence for a team full of young players. The Mavericks' star finishes his international basketball career with a 56-0 record and two gold medals. [McClatchy Newspapers]
I'm sure these students are going to have plenty of stories to tell when they get back to school. [CNN]
NBC used new technology to track viewers throughout the last few weeks; the network also sold over a billion dollars in ad time during these Games. [AdAge]
Michael Rosenberg checks in from Beijing with a list of some of his favorite memories from these Olympics. [Detroit Free Press]
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