Team USA Adds Anthony Davis, James Harden to Preliminary Roster

Friday, May 4th, 2012

With Derrick Rose and Dwight Howard out of the mix for the 2012 Olympics thanks to injuries, Team USA has moved to replace them. The US men's basketball team announced it has added University of Kentucky forward Anthony Davis and Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Hardin to its 20-man roster of ...

The World Learns What We Already Knew

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Celebrity has a way of dehumanizing people, which is part of the reason I have always thought it would be cool to know someone before they became famous. The old "Yeah, I remember when that guy was a regular schmoe just like me." (I've also thought it would be cool ...

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Carry Team USA Into World Semis

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Russia gave it a go but it's onto the next round for Team USA at the 2010 FIBA World Championship after an 89-79 win. Kevin Durant did the heavy lifting with 33 points -- there's not a team in the tournament that has an answer to Durant's combination of length, athleticism ...

Pesky Russians Await USA in Quarterfinals

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Well, it's good to see the latest version of USA basketball has enjoyed the rite of passage that is trouncing the Angolans during an international tournament Monday afternoon. Team USA looked brutally efficient in a 121-66 win that set up a FIBA World Championship quarterfinal matchup against the pesky Russia, which ...

Link Dump!

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Meet Phillips and many other blog luminaries in person at Blogs With Balls 3 in Chicago this weekend! - BWB LeBron is planning a Stones-like world tour before he picks a team - Fanhouse Not to celebrate an injury, which I'm not, I swear, but this ought to help team USA's chances ...

So, Yeah, Canada is Still Good at Hockey

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Did everyone see that Wednesday night? Seriously, did you see how Canada completely dismantled a very talented group of Russian hockey players? At some point during Canada's 7-3 win, did you ever think what the score would have been against Team USA if the Canadians played with the same mix of ...

The Stars Of The Vancouver Olympics So Far

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

The 2010 Vancouver Olympics have surprised me in more ways than one. The action has been entertaining despite NBC's tedious coverage (do we really need commercial breaks after every two ski runs?), the fact that I don't understand the scoring systems for half the sports and the interminable alpine delays ...