1. 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 4 months ago 9,871 reads 14 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 8,071 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 25,200 reads 52 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 415 reads 1 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 4,343 reads 1 comments

  6. Just Six Months After the Olympics, Sochi Looks Like a Ghost Town

    It's been almost exactly six months since the Sochi Olympics wrapped up and the world promptly moved on to speculating about the Rio 2016...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 4 months ago 866 reads 0 comments

  7. Will Team USA's Final FIBA Roster Come Back to Haunt Them?

    Athleticism and skill was supposed to be Team USA's ticket to a FIBA World Cup title, and it might still be. But this group's final roster is bigger than most envisioned it —including head coach Mike Krzyzewski himself...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 months ago 1,079 reads 0 comments

  8. 5 Teams That Will Give Team USA the Biggest Problems During FIBA World Cup

    Team USA's 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup is set, and now, all that's left of a summer's worth of uncertainty is the lingering question of whether this crop of Americans can cruise through international competition like most of the ones before it..

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 months ago 53,921 reads 96 comments

  9. Usain Bolt Sets World Indoor 100-Meter Record in Warsaw National Stadium

    Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt set a world indoor 100-meter record over the weekend in Warsaw, Poland. With a time of 9.98 seconds, Bolt continued his historic career on the track after an injury-plagued season thus far...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 4 months ago 90,719 reads 67 comments

  10. Video: Bolt Sets World Record for Indoor 100M

    Usain Bolt returned to form on Saturday, busting an indoor world record in Warsaw by finishing a race at 9.98 and blowing away the competition...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 4 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  11. Phelps Caps Comeback with Another Gold Medal

    Michael Phelps completed his comeback meet in international competition with a gold medal in the medley relay to cap off a Sunday night program that kicked off with Katie Ledecky setting ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 4 months ago 446 reads 0 comments

  12. Bolt Pulls out of Zurich 100M, Won't Compete Again This Year

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 4 months ago 324 reads 0 comments

  13. U.S. Teen Ledecky Sets Another World Record

    GOLD COAST, Australia -- Katie Ledecky sliced almost six seconds off her own world mark in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on Sunday, winning in 15 minutes, 28...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 381 reads 0 comments

  14. Phelps Reaches 200 IM Final, Knocks out Lochte

    Michael Phelps overhauled U.S. teammate Ryan Lochte late in their preliminary heat Sunday, qualifying for the 200 medley final at the Pan Pacific championships at the expense of his friend and longtime rival...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 months ago 514 reads 0 comments

  15. Michael Phelps Wins Gold in 100-Meter Butterfly at Pan Pacific Championships

    Michael Phelps ' comeback is starting to pick up some serious steam. The 22-time Olympic medalist (18 golds) took first in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships on Saturday, which are taking place in Gold Coast, Australia...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 38,061 reads 4 comments

  16. Phelps Edges Lochte for 100M Butterfly Gold

    GOLD COAST, Australia -- The second coming of Michael Phelps gained momentum with another gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships on a night when teenager Katie Ledecky set yet another world record...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  17. Ledecky Breaks 400M Freestyle World Record

    GOLD COAST, Australia -- Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific championships title in 3 minutes, 58.37 seconds on Saturday...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 847 reads 0 comments

  18. Michael Phelps Wins 1st Gold in Return to International Competition

    Michael Phelps first re-entered the world of swimming as an active competitor four months ago, but Friday marked his return to golden form...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 12,263 reads 4 comments

  19. Anthony Davis Will Be Team USA's Backbone at 2014 FIBA World Cup

    Many 21-year-olds are figuring out how to pass one of their final college courses, working to escape their parents' basement or starting to make a living while striking out on their own...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 10,843 reads 10 comments

  20. P&G Gymnastics Championships 2014: Tracking Women's Results, Standings, Winners

    When it comes to gymnastics, particularly women’s gymnastics, the Olympics get all the glory. The winners take home lifelong memories, valuable medals and incredible fame, at least for the rest of that year...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 4,023 reads 0 comments

  21. Paralyzed Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Walks Again Thanks to Robotic Harness

    Once again, cutting-edge technology is changing the lives of those living with impaired motor function. Two months after the world watched a disabled teen in a robotic exoskeleton ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 4 months ago 6,121 reads 0 comments

  22. What Do NBA Players Learn While Playing for Team USA?

    CHICAGO — DeMarcus Cousins went down with a knee injury on the first day of Team USA’s stint in Chicago. But there was no way he was going to leave the team—there’s far too much value in the experience...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 4 months ago 4,055 reads 6 comments

  23. No Easy Answers in NBA's International Competition Conundrum

    The tragic broken leg Paul George suffered during a Team USA scrimmage in Las Vegas may not be a game-changer in terms of international competition, but it was certainly a conversation-starter...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 4 months ago 26,896 reads 43 comments

  24. Pan Pacific Championships Women's Events Preview

    Missy Franklin must overcome the Australians at home and a troublesome back. Katie Ledecky may only be able to measure herself against her own world records...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 4 months ago 135 reads 0 comments

  25. Pan Pacific Championships Men's Events Preview

    The U.S. swimming headlines have largely focused on the big four in recent weeks — Phelps, Lochte, Franklin, Ledecky — but, in Australia, the most anticipated event of the biggest meet of the year is a showdown between two other swimmers...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 4 months ago 208 reads 0 comments