This Day in Sports: August 24, 2008

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Team USA celebrates after beating Spain to win the Gold Medal at the Beijing Olympics.
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After a poor showing and a bronze medal at the Athens games, Team USA changes its selection process for the Dream Team. Now picking NBA players more suited for international play and coached by Mike Krzyzewski, the team commits extra time to prepare for the Olympics. The move would pay off as the “Redeem Team” captures Beijing Gold by beating Spain 118-107