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NBA stars who passed on Team USA should look at Spain

NBA stars who passed on Team USA should look at Spain

Marc Gasol and Ricky Rubio showed up for Spain, and delivered. (Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters) This article originally appeared in our weekly NBA newsletter. Sign up here to get the best basketball coverage in your inbox. At the FIBA World Cup, the Spanish triumph and the American embarrassment boiled down to the same factor: commitment. While USA …

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Nelly, Jessica Korda among the positives for Team USA

Suzann Pettersen was clearly the story of Sunday’s Solheim Cup victory for the Europeans, but the Americans came away with a few positives and plenty of motivation for the next home game two years from now. Rookie Nelly Korda joined her older sister Jessica as the leading players for the U.S., with both earning 3½ …

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2019 FIBA World Cup final standings, results: Spain sinks Argentina for title; Team USA eliminated in quarterfinals

The 2019 FIBA World Cup has officially concluded as Spain beat Argentina to take home the gold. France won over Australia on Sunday as well to earn bronze, while Serbia defeated the Czech Republic to earn fifth place. Rounding out the top eight was Team USA in seventh place and Poland in eighth.  The results …

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Sykes, Williams to Train with USA Basketball Women’s National Team

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Train in Miami Sept. 17-19 Ahead of FIBA AmeriCup   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (September 15, 2019) – Members of the 2019-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team, as well as USA National Team hopefuls, will take part in a training camp at the University of Miami Sept. 17-19 ahead of …

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Gregg Popovich defends Team USA after rough World Cup

Gregg Popovich defends Team USA after rough World Cup

It was a rough showing for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup this summer. The United States, following an 87-74 win against Poland in Beijing on Saturday, finished in seventh place in the tournament — the team’s worst ever finish in a World Cup or Olympics. Coach Gregg Popovich, however, isn’t here for any criticism …

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Can one team carry an entire college football conference?

CLOSE Can Clemson save cratering ACC?  Georgia Tech kicker Wesley Wells (38) reacts after a missing a kick against The Citadel. (Photo: Adam Hagy, USA TODAY Sports) Clemson was sluggish at times on the road but still looks like the country’s No. 1 team. That’s the good news for the Atlantic Coast Conference, because otherwise the league …

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