A weakened U.S. basketball team believes it’s still the strongest one in the Olympics. LeBron James, Stephen Curry and enough stars to fill an All-NBA team passed on playing, leaving the Americans with a roster that falls short against the Dream Team comparisons they always face. But the U.S. doesn’t need to beat the Dream […]
Zainab Sanni had to go a long way to fulfill her Olympic dream, but the diminutive former Smoky Hill track star got it done.
A second drunken-driving arrest. A re-evaluation of his life. An impending marriage. And his first child
The 6-foot-2 Franklin might’ve had a future on the basketball court if not for her prowess in the pool.
Rodchenkov said he then switched out tainted urine samples for clean ones at the doping lab used for the games in Sochi, with help from people he believed to be officers of the Russian security services.
Entering his fourth Olympics, Lochte chuckled at the notion that he’ll be one of the veterans on the American team.
“Downhill is (called) downhill because you must go 130-160kph (80-100mph). When you see the speed and you see 96 kph (60 mph) a lot of people will say, ‘What is this for downhill? I can do this, too.’ This is a little bit sad.”
“The board felt I was way too aggressive,” Sowrey said. “They basically voted me out. I didn’t resign. The board finally told me to leave.”
“The depth of talent that exists in the national team program is extraordinary. Repeating as gold medalists at the 2016 Olympics will not be easy, but we feel confident that we have 30 finalists who offer amazing basketball abilities and special versatility,” USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said in a statement.