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USA Basketball has announced their 20 invitees for the FIBA World Cup. Gregg Popovich and his coaching staff will have to eventually cut the roster to 12. At first glance, the current roster of invitees doesn’t compare, in terms of star power, than the 2016 Olympic team. The current invitees:Read More →

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Last night, USA captured another FIBA championship with a 94-77 win over Canada. The 17 point win was the closest game the USA played in the tournament. USA was led by Chris Livingston’s 23 points. Livingston was named tournament MVP. For the tournament, Livingston averaged 14.8 points and 8 reboundsRead More →

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Seven players scored in double digits as the USA (3-0) defeated the Dominican Republic, 122-71 at the FIBA U16 Americas. USA head coach, Mike Jones, complimented his team on their unselfishness. “We scored a lot of points, because we were very unselfish. I could not be more proud of theirRead More →

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USA struggled in the first half in their initial game against Argentina. That wasn’t the case against Mexico. USA used a 35-13 second quarter en route to a 104-52 win over Mexico. The most notable difference between the two games was the USA’s improvement in the turnover category. Coach MikeRead More →

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Team USA opened up it’s defense of their FIBA U16 Americas title with an 83-57 win over Argentina. Jabari Smith II would lead Team USA with 22 points and nine rebounds. The Americans would be down as many as 17 points in part because of turnovers (eight in the firstRead More →

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The Ryder Cup will be three days of naturally created drama. There’s no need to invent storylines because the golf itself will do that for you. So here are the things I don’t want to see. Mickelson and Woods Paired We might not have to worry about this one becauseRead More →

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods’ victory is a perfect lead into this week’s Ryder Cup. Woods’ five year journey hasn’t been an easy one for him. There’s been injuries, surgeries, and a battle with prescription drugs. All of it led to an emotional Woods walking up 18 to seal his first victory in 1,876Read More →

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USA Basketball has announced their 2017 AmeriCup roster. FIBA AmeriCup 2017, considered the FIBA Americas zone championship, will feature 12 nations from North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America. The United States last participated in 2007 when it was still name  FIBA Americas Championship.   US Roster Billy Baron (EskişehirRead More →

For the first time in the FIBA Americas U18 tournament, Team USA found itself behind after a quarter. As expected, the host nation, Chile, was more than pumped up to face one of the favorites. Like the Virgin Islands, Chile came out in zone defense but their zone was aRead More →

Another day, another blowout for Team USA. This time it came at the expense of the Virgin Islands. Shaka Smart’s squad moved to 2-0 with a 107-63 victory.The Americans led by as much as 48 points. Early on the Virgin Islands played zone and Team USA exploited it. After goingRead More →