For Team USA it doesnâ€™t get much better than this.
The Americans may not have made a ton of friends in Brazil, given their dust-ups with the law, and all that parading around with an index finger either raised in victory or pointed at other teamsâ€™ athletes for being dopers, while Team USA itself had 11 members who had previously tested positive for banned substances.
The medal races became an absolute blowout thoughâ€”even more than The Wall Street Journal predicted. The U.S. won more medals (121) than it has at any Summer Games except 1984, when many of the Soviet countries boycotted.
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