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U.S. Women's Basketball Team Overwhelms Canada 83-43

U.S. Women's Basketball Team Overwhelms Canada 83-43

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court.

6 hours ago

Phillips Helps Australia Beat France 76-67

Phillips Helps Australia Beat France 76-67

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Erin Phillips scored 20 points and Liz Cambage added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help Australia beat France 76-67 on Friday night.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:46 AM CDT

Bulls' Butler Enjoying Time with US National Team

Bulls' Butler Enjoying Time with US National Team

Jimmy Butler spun a basketball on his finger. He joked around with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving during a brief 1-on-1 exchange. He smiled as some of the NBA's biggest stars lobbed some playful barbs in...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:25 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Behind Olympic Skier's Newest Competition

Chicago Marathon Behind Olympic Skier's Newest Competition

Standing a little over 5 feet tall, Chirine Njeim might be easy to miss on her daily training runs along Chicago’s lakefront. Many she passes have no idea she’s about to make Olympic history in Rio.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:21 PM CDT

Sale Returns But Cubs Beat Sox 3-1

Sale Returns But Cubs Beat Sox 3-1

Chris Sale returned from his jersey-trashing suspension and threw six effective innings, but John Lackey outpitched him and Aroldis Chapman got the final four outs to save the Cubs' 3-1 victory over the...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:42 PM CDT

Naperville's Kevin Cordes Bringing the Unconventional to Rio

Naperville's Kevin Cordes Bringing the Unconventional to Rio

Naperville native Kevin Cordes’ journey to becoming an Olympic swimmer all started with a little twist of fate.

5 hours ago

Russian Weightlifters Banned From Rio Olympics for Doping

Russian Weightlifters Banned From Rio Olympics for Doping

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) All of Russia's weightlifters were banned from the Rio Olympics on Friday for doping for what the international federation called "extremely shocking" results that brought the sport into...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:44 PM CDT

Volleyball Cross Training Leads Basketball Player to Olympics

Volleyball Cross Training Leads Basketball Player to Olympics

A sport that started as cross training for basketball shortly became a sport that would send Bartlett native Kelsey Robinson to the Olympics.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:20 PM CDT

Venus Williams Out of Rogers Cup in Montreal

Venus Williams Out of Rogers Cup in Montreal

Sixth-seeded Venus Williams tumbled out of the Rogers Cup in the third round Thursday night, falling 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-3 to 10th-seeded Madison Keys in an all-American match.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 03:27 AM CDT

US Hoops Partnership Forged by 'Lunch-Bucket' Guys

US Hoops Partnership Forged by 'Lunch-Bucket' Guys

Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have...

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