USA Basketball selects three players from the 2014 class -- A'ja Wilson, Brianna Turner and Gabby Green -- to its 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship team.
The United States and Canada have met in every final of the IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championships. Canada has won 10 of the 14 gold medals and has the home-ice advantage Tuesday night.
From the Canada-United States rivalry to Russia's medal hopes, here are five things to watch for at this week's World Women's Hockey Championship in Ottawa.
The Canadian women's hockey team will proudly wear black and yellow Livestrong jerseys in its first game of the world championships.
Hannah Kearney is focusing on adding a World Cup title to her season's haul despite missing the first two events after suffering internal injuries during a training run.
Katie Compton has fought through a painful leg condition to fashion a brilliant cyclocross career, but she's still chasing an elusive world championship.
Kathryn Bertine knows that every competitor at cycling's world championships -- wherever they finished -- made a statement simply by being there.
The U.S. softball team is gunning for its eighth straight ISF World Championship title but will face strong competition from Japan and Canada.
Record-setting Loyola Marymount shortstop (and self-proclaimed goofball) Sam Fischer came from relative obscurity to earn a spot on Team USA.
With softball out of the Olympics, Team USA has a different feel. Tennessee star Lauren Gibson is among a slew of college stars leading the way with the world championships on the horizon.
American table tennis prodigy Ariel Hsing got invaluable experience from the top players at worlds. Her favorite part, though? Eating German sausages.
Team USA and Canada meeting in the World Hockey Championship final is nothing new. Neither is the chippy play that dominated the tone in the Canadians' overtime win.
For Team USA forward Monique Lamoureux-Kolls and her husband of nearly two years, Lance Corporal Taylor Kolls, the page has turned to a new, happy chapter at the IIHF World Hockey Championships.
For world-champion hurdler Lashinda Demus, getting to tell her 4-year-old twin sons "Mommy won!" is a great reward for another successful race.
The defending world champs are on a collision course with the 2010 Olympic champs in ice dance, and that's just a sampling of the action.
The 15-year-old was a surprise inclusion on the world championship team and could help the U.S. win again in London.