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Hey this is the rundown, your daily spot for sports news, I am your host chase ruttig and here is todays rundown.

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The U.S. Wins the 4x100 Freestyle Relay and Continues Phelps Quest For 8

The U.S. broke the world record yesterday in the best event so far. Before the race the French stated that they were going to "crush" the American swim team, and low and behold the final 50 meters the French had a lead and it came down to the final second as the U.S. won by a hand length.

Phelps now is two for two in his quest for 8 golds, which would give him the record for the mosy golds in a single Olympiad. He has the 200 meter freestyle finals up tonight.

The U.S. Routs China In Most Watched Basketball Game Of All-Time

The U.S. turned their first game in their quest for the gold medal into a glorified pickup game as they destroyed China in what is reported to be the most watched basketball game of all-time and when the dust settles it may be the most watched sporting event of all-time.

This was the best game for developing the game accross the globe as if any game gets one billion people watching, you know it has made some new fans.

The U.S. proved that they are the front-runners for the gold with their performance, and every player on that team added something to their highlight reel. The United States playes Angola on Wedsenday in what should be another blowout.

Adam Dunn Sent to the Dbacks in Four Player Trade

The Arizona Diamondbacks have got some firepower to answer the deals the Dodgers made at the deadline as they got Ciuncinatti slugger Adam Dunn in a four player deal that sent prospects to Cincinatti.

Arizona is currently in first place in the NL West and the Dodgers are trailing at their heels. I still think that Adam Dunn will not be enough to keep the Backs on top as it seems that the Dodgers are just to good.

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Olympics NBC Afilliates All Day

Watch Phelps continue his quest for 8 and watch many of the other sports you would like not see if they weren't in the Olympics. My personal favorite event is the amatuer boxing check it out.

Pre-season NFL Football, The NFL Network

If the Olympics arent your thing check out the pre-season as you can see which rookies could be making plays in September and which sleepers are poised to make a huge splash. Valuable for all you fantasy players out there.

Have a good day and i hope you enjoy Madden 09 as it is out an 8 hours.

 

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