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U.S. is medal winner...Varner captures gold...Ambrose wins at the Glen

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LONDON (AP) — The United States has wrapped up the London Olympics medal title and the gold medal crown as well. The victory by the men's basketball team made it 46 American gold medals, the most ever for an Olympics not held in the U.S. The total medal count was 104.

LONDON (AP) — Two-time NCAA champ Jake Varner won the gold medal in the men's 96-kilogram freestyle division, becoming the second American wrestler to bring home the gold. It marks the first time the U.S. has had multiple freestyle gold medalists since three Americans won gold at the 1996 Atlanta Games.

LONDON (AP) — Diana Taurasi (tohr-AH'-see) plans to make a run at a fourth women's basketball Olympic gold medal in Rio in four years. The 30-year shooting guard averaged a team-high 12.4 points in the London Olympics to lead the U.S. to its fifth consecutive gold medal.

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Marcos Ambrose passed Brad Keselowski in a wild final lap and outraced him to the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race on the road course at Watkins Glen. Kyle Busch had the lead heading into the final lap but ran across some oil on the track, opening the way for Ambrose and Keselowski to fight it out.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts quarterback Andrew Luck got his NFL playing career off to a resounding start. The No. 1 overall draft pick hooked up with Donald Brown on a 63-yard touchdown on Luck's first career pass during today's exhibition game against St. Louis.

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