1. 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 14 days ago 1,346 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 14 days ago 3,721 reads 13 comments

  3. 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 14 days ago 2,086 reads 1 comments

  4. 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...

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  5. 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 15 days ago 15,200 reads 32 comments

  6. 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 15 days ago 23,810 reads 63 comments

  7. 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 15 days ago 10,008 reads 16 comments

  8. 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 15 days ago 59,058 reads 80 comments

  9. 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 15 days ago 56,572 reads 62 comments

  10. 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 16 days ago 890 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 16 days ago 1,416 reads 0 comments

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

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 16 days ago 84 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 17 days ago 37,612 reads 58 comments

  14. 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 17 days ago 3,228 reads 5 comments

  15. 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 18 days ago 30,888 reads 66 comments

  16. 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 18 days ago 26,462 reads 62 comments

  17. 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 18 days ago 4,329 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 18 days ago 5,519 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 18 days ago 3,666 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 19 days ago 9,635 reads 56 comments

  21. 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 19 days ago 9,119 reads 52 comments

  22. 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 19 days ago 404 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 20 days ago 2,986 reads 1 comments

  24. 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 21 days ago 9,695 reads 14 comments

  25. 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 21 days ago 7,932 reads 0 comments