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  1. Former NBA star, Olympian Bob Boozer dies at 75

    Bob Boozer was a star in college, an Olympic gold medalist and an 11-year professional who finished his playing career with an NBA championship.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2012
  2. U.S. bidding for 2015 gymnastics world championships

    The London Olympics are still a year away, and U.S. gymnastics officials are already thinking about Rio.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Pete Thamel of The New York Times: "Kevin Durant, the tournament's most valuable player, scored 28 points to lead the United States to an 81-64 victory and its first world championship since 1994. In pounding his chest in celebration after two clutch...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  4. Dwight Howard might not play for Team USA at basketball world cha...

    Dwight Howard might not play for the U.S. at this summer's world championships.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2010
  5. Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose added to 2010-12 U.S. national team r...

    The Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose was added to the 2010-12 U.S. national team roster.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2010
  6. OTL: Johnny Weir is a real man

    Jim Caple

    He wears spandex and sequins. He twirls in the air. But this flamboyant figure skater also oozes toughness, athleticism and his own brand of macho.

    Eticket | Conversation | January 14, 2010
  7. Turkey tops Paul Gasol-led Spain at Euro championship

    Turkey remained undefeated at the European basketball championship with a 63-60 victory over a Spanish team led by NBA stars Pau Gasol and Rudy Fernandez.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2009
  8. Michael Phelps' 4 nominations headline ESPY nominees

    Michael Phelps has 14 Olympic gold medals but only one ESPY. That's likely to change after he led the way Wednesday with four nominations for next month's ESPY Awards.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2009
  9. Ayuso, Arroyo spark Puerto Rico to third-place win over Brazil

    Larry Ayuso scored a tournament-best 39 points and Carlos Arroyo added 30 points and 10 assists to lead Puerto Rico to a 111-107 victory over Brazil on Sunday in the third-place game at the FIBA Americas championships.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2007
  10. Representing the U.S.: A rundown of Team USA's roster

    Here's a breakdown of Team USA's 12-man roster for the FIBA Americas Championship.

    Story | August 23, 2007
  11. LeBron, 'Melo, Wade named Team USA captains

    Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced that LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade -- three of the first five picks in the 2003 draft -- have been named as captains of the U.S. team.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2006
  12. Serbia Montenegro whips Argentina in Worlds tune-up

    Igor Rakocevic scored 18 points and Darko Milicic added 17 as Serbia rolled to an 83-64 victory over Argentina on Friday in the opener of the Singapore Cup, a four-team exhibition tournament.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2006
  13. Opening statement: USA hoops crushes Puerto Rico

    Using a sensational defensive effort to overcome a slow start, the Americans overwhelmed the Puerto Ricans 114-69 on Thursday night in their lone exhibition game on home soil before the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2006
  14. Unbeaten France squashes Italy by 33

    Tariq Abdul-Wahad of the Dallas Mavericks scored 16 points to lead France to an 85-52 victory over Italy on Saturday at the European Basketball Championships.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2003