1. Usain Bolt: Let Them Play Cricket at 2020 Games

    We've seen Usain Bolt on the soccer pitch. We've seen him "try out" for the New York Giants. Now, he's playing cricket...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 7 hours ago 24 reads 0 comments

  2. Kenneth Faried's and Anthony Davis' Motors Are Redefining Team USA

    With a little help from big men Anthony Davis and Kenneth Faried , the United States looks to have forgotten it's playing without a handful of the NBA's top superstars, including 2014 MVP Kevin Durant and runners-up LeBron James and Blake Griffin..

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 hours ago 5,221 reads 16 comments

  3. Is Team Spain Gold-Medal Favorite over USA at FIBA World Cup?

    The FIBA Basketball World Cup was advertised as a two-team race, and it has lived up to that billing through the midway point of the group stage. Both Team USA and Spain boast 3-0 records and a combined average margin of victory of 32...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 9 hours ago 5,667 reads 26 comments

  4. USA Basketball vs New Zealand: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup Matchup

    After an up-and-down performance against Turkey on Sunday, it was important that Team USA came away with a convincing win against the New Zealand Tall Blacks. Mission accomplished...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 hours ago 6,893 reads 12 comments

  5. 103-Year-Old 'Golden Bolt' Would Welcome a Race Against Usain Bolt

    Although Hidekichi Miyazaki—aka "Golden Bolt"—is 103 years old, the Japanese runner is more than willing to race against the world's fastest man...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 10 hours ago 44,684 reads 68 comments

  6. USA Basketball vs. New Zealand: Live Score, Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

    Team USA moves to 3-0 in group play after a convincing 98-71 win over New Zealand. The big men, once again, led the way for the American squad...

    Brian Chen Written by Brian Chen about 12 hours ago 47,741 reads 63 comments

  7. Carl Lewis Promoted to Full-Time Member of UH Track Coaching Staff

    Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis has been promoted to full-time member of the University of Houston track and field coaching staff, head coach Leroy Burrell said Monday...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 24 hours ago 460 reads 1 comments

  8. USA Basketball 2014: Updated FIBA Predictions for Dream Team

    Team USA is beatable. That much is now clear after its scare against Turkey on Sunday's second game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 day ago 606 reads 0 comments

  9. Ryan Lochte Devours His Birthday Cake ... Shirtless

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 day ago 47 reads 0 comments

  10. Team USA Finds Winning Blueprint with Inside-Out Basketball at FIBA Tournament

    After dismissing Finland by a final score 114-55 in its first official game of FIBA World Cup play, Turkey's chances of slowing the tournament favorite appeared slim at best...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 2 days ago 36,635 reads 58 comments

  11. Spain vs. Egypt FIBA World Cup 2014: Game Grades, Analysis for La Roja, Pharaohs

    Coming off a dominant performance against Iran, Spain showed once again why it's a FIBA World Cup contender with a 91-54 win over Egypt on Day 2...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 2 days ago 3,107 reads 5 comments

  12. DeMarcus Cousins' Dedication Can Eliminate Team USA's Biggest Weakness

    On Tuesday afternoon, Finland simply didn't belong on the same basketball court as the United States, who stormed out to an early lead and finished the rout with a 59-point victory, one that left little doubt about the strength and depth of the U...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 days ago 30,414 reads 66 comments

  13. USA vs. Finland FIBA World Cup: Game Grades, Analysis for Team USA vs. Wolf Pack

    Following a summer full of anticipation, Team USA has finally kicked off the 2014 FIBA World Cup with a commanding 114-55 win over Finland...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 3 days ago 26,166 reads 62 comments

  14. Team USA Basketball Schedule: Dates, TV Info and Latest 2014 FIBA Predictions

    Team USA will attempt to once again cement its worldwide dominance on the hardwood during the 2014 FIBA World Cup...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 days ago 2,433 reads 0 comments

  15. Triathlon World Series Grand Final 2014: Daily Results, Schedule, Prize Money

    The 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series comes to a climactic end in Edmonton on Monday, with a picturesque Canadian setting playing host to the last of eight stops on this year's slate...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 4 days ago 5,226 reads 0 comments

  16. USA vs. Finland: TV Info, Live Stream and Preview for FIBA World Cup 2014

    If you need a break from all the college football Saturday, you can get your fair share of patriotism and hoops on ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 3,533 reads 0 comments

  17. 6 Things That Have to Happen for Team USA to Win 2014 FIBA World Cup

    For the first time in a long time, the focus surrounding Team USA has finally returned to the basketball court...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 days ago 9,530 reads 57 comments

  18. Jerry Colangelo Calls James Harden the Leader of Team USA

    USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo was just answering a question, but in the process he may have given this team both guidance and a slick slogan. Don't fear the beard — follow it...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 days ago 8,858 reads 51 comments

  19. FIBA World Cup 2014: Team USA Draw and Predictions for Early Games

    Before we get to what may be an inevitable showdown between the United States and Spain at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, the red, white and blue have to navigate their way through the group stage of the event...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 315 reads 0 comments

  20. Two Sets That Will Make Team USA Flourish During 2014 FIBA World Cup

    Team USA, the clear front-runner to win the 2014 FIBA World Cup, faces a dilemma. On one hand, head coach Mike Krzyzewski is fielding a roster far superior in talent to any other country and could steer the offensive ship toward isolation play...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 5 days ago 2,941 reads 1 comments

  21. Biggest Potential Challenges Team USA Will Face During 2014 FIBA World Cup

    Team USA has left the proving grounds behind them. There are no more roster calls to make or "friendly" exhibitions to try to get up for...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 days ago 9,560 reads 13 comments

  22. FIBA World Cup 2014: Full Schedule and Championship Predictions

    This Saturday, the tune-up games end and the first official action of FIBA World Cup 2014 kicks off. The entire schedule can be found on the FIBA site , but we'll also break ...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 7 days ago 7,407 reads 0 comments

  23. Team USA Big Men Proving They Can Match Up with Spain at 2014 FIBA World Cup

    If their last two FIBA tuneups are any indication, Team USA’s template will be as follows: author a somewhat forgettable first half that gives the opponent a modicum of confidence, before steadily pulling away behind a balanced scoring effort...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 7 days ago 24,729 reads 53 comments

  24. FIBA World Cup 2014: Breaking Down Team USA's Toughest Challengers

    As typical for any international basketball tournament, the United States enters the 2014 FIBA World Cup as the favorites...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 days ago 290 reads 1 comments

  25. USA vs. Slovenia: Start Time, TV Schedule and World Cup 2014 Exhibition Preview

    Mike Krzyzewski picked the official roster, and now he gets to test-drive it one more time before it starts to count. Team USA will take on Slovenia in its final exhibition contest before the 2014 FIBA World Cup begins Aug...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 3,761 reads 1 comments