How’s this for spin? Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko awarded himself the platinum medal

Did you see American Evan Lysacek defeat Plushenko in the men’s figure skating competition last week? Of course you did; it was great TV! Nothing like a good ol’ U.S.A.-Russia rivalry. Well, Plushenko still hasn’t recovered from the defeat. He recently gave himself a platinum medal. (You can see it on his Web site ). “What’s impressive here,” writes Maggie Hendricks for Yahoo! Sports, “is that not only has Plushenko’s Web site team fabricated an Olympic medal, it desig…

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