1. FIBA World Cup: Why Spain's Threat to Team USA Is at an All-Time High

    No one needs to tell Team USA how much of a threat Spain poses to its FIBA World Cup championship chances. The U.S. knows what it's up against...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 11,038 reads 26 comments

  2. USA Basketball vs Ukraine: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup 2014 Matchup

    Team USA kept its unblemished record in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup after topping Ukraine in its final game of group-play action. The Americans captured the contest 95-71 in what was a yet another one-sided affair...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 3 months ago 3,609 reads 0 comments

  3. Exclusive: Public Rally Planned to Show Opposition to Oslo 2022 Olympic Bid

    A public demonstration has been planned for later this month as the controversy over whether Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics should go ahead becomes ever more divisive...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 months ago 130 reads 0 comments

  4. Washington 2024 Bid Takes Shape

    Washington's bid to become a candidate for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games took shape Thursday following the launch of a public website by the local non-profit DC 2024...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 months ago 471 reads 0 comments

  5. Lolo Jones, Randy Couture, and Michael Waltrip Join 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 months ago 778 reads 0 comments

  6. Rio Court Puts Olympic Golf Course in Turmoil

    Rio de Janeiro's Olympic golf course faces an uncertain future after a court proposed Wednesday that the under-construction layout should be modified to meet environmental concerns...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 months ago 564 reads 0 comments

  7. FIBA World Cup 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket Predictions for Day 6

    We aren ’t that far off from dramatic, do-or-die games in the knockout stages of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. In fact, Thursday represents the final day of group play, and there are a full 12 games on tap...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 1,138 reads 0 comments

  8. FIBA World Cup Group Play Turning into Highlight Show for Team USA

    After just four games of preliminary-round play, Team USA clinched a spot in the round of 16 and won its Group C with a 106-71 victory over the Dominican Republic on Wednesday...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 1,377 reads 1 comments

  9. Bench Players Who Can Provide the Biggest Boost for Team USA

    The 2014 USA Basketball team is unlike any of its previous incarnations. Instead of fielding a team loaded with the sport's top superstars, this version of USA Basketball is all about young, hungry players who are looking to enhance their reputations.

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 3 months ago 3,794 reads 13 comments

  10. USA vs Dominican Republic: TV Info, Live Stream, Preview for FIBA World Cup 2014

    Simply put, the most difficult tests for Team USA at the 2014 FIBA World Cup are waiting on the other side of group play. Nobody in Group C is going to challenge the Americans, including Wednesday’s opponent, the Dominican Republic...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 2,161 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 15,401 reads 32 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 24,029 reads 63 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 7,228 reads 16 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 59,490 reads 80 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 56,836 reads 62 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 896 reads 1 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 1,635 reads 0 comments

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

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 3 months ago 86 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 37,716 reads 58 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 3,341 reads 5 comments

  22. 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 months ago 4,661 reads 67 comments

  23. 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 months ago 26,619 reads 62 comments

  24. 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 months ago 4,439 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 5,728 reads 0 comments