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“A couple weeks ago I was almost in the toilet. So maybe you just forgot to flush me.”

Alex Ovechkin exulting over his recent hot streak. You know, that’s a nice metaphor! His command of English idiom has really improved lately.

Yes, you can survive that sex scandal: David Vitter has officially weathered the storm, almost six years after he apologized for seeing prostitutes, and is a legitimate Senate power broker, reports our colleague Paul Kane. (Earlier: Our guide to how to survive a sex scandal — who sinks, who swims, 6/5/11) (Also: Political comebacks — so hot these days)

RG3 is as good as a professional elephant handler when it comes to tossing a football to a wide-receiving elephant, reports Dan Steinberg.

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