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The Daily Hilario: Closing ceremonies and implosions and sadness

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Your daily dose of off-topic shenanigans. Now with less Olympics; sadface.

Al Bello

I'm always sad when I watch closing ceremonies (and even sadder when NBC decides to cut almost 40% of it). Sad bear is sad. But then again, I'm a sucker for olympic competition. Only two more years until Rio then!

And now it's time for me to watch True Detective.

In other news...

Only in Cleveland | SB Nation
Attempting to trade a draft pick for a head coach? GENIUS!

Did Bäckström miss the men's hockey final because he took allergy medicine? | Deadspin
Canada dominated the final against an understrength Sweden side. In addition to all the injuries, apparently Bäckström failed doping control ahead of the game and could not play either. Whoopsies.

The Metrodome implodes, this time on purpose | Deadspin
Might want to turn the volume down before it goes BOOM. It's loud enough to scare a dog. True story.

FOOTBALL (all times GMT):
18.00: Serie A, 7th vs. 4th: Parma vs. Fiorentina
19.45: FA Cup, fifth round: Sheffield Wednesday vs. Charlton Athletic
19.45: FA Cup, fifth round replay: Hull City vs. Brighton Hove & Albion
20.00: Serie A, 3rd vs. 11th: Napoli vs. Genoa