usa at the olympics - updates

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USA NBA stars dunk Spain to reach Rio final

Aug 20, 2016 - 5:03 AM

Klay Thompson scores 22 and Kevin Durant adds 14 as USA moves to within one win of its third straight Olympic gold

MILESTONE. Kevin Durant moved to second all-time in scoring for Team USA in the win over Spain. Photo by Eric Gay/Pool/AFP

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Aug 19, 2016 - 1:15 PM

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US swimmers broke door, fought security guard in Rio - report

Aug 18, 2016 - 11:35 PM

Ryan Lochte and 3 other team members reportedly fought an armed gas station security guard contradicting reports they were robbed at gunpoint

QUESTIONABLE STORY. US swimmer Ryan Lochte, one of the 4 team members allegedly involved in a mugging, is now in the United States as police ponder charges for filing a false claim. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

Dominant US women's hoops team has yet to show its best

Aug 16, 2016 - 3:00 PM

We haven t reached our peak performance yet so we ve still got a lot left in the tank says US forward Seimone Augustus

SIMPLY THE BEST. Team USA has won 5 straight Olympic gold medals and are favored to add a sixth. Photo by Javier Soriano/AFP

US women's football star blasts Swedes as 'cowards' after Olympic loss

Aug 13, 2016 - 12:36 PM

Despite losing on penalties Hope Solo says The better team did not win today

LOST HOPE. Hope Solo didn't take her team's loss to Sweden well. Photo by Daniel Oliveria/EPA

USA trounces China in 2nd straight Olympics warm-up

Jul 27, 2016 - 12:34 PM

Top scorers DeMarcus Cousins and Carmelo Anthony lead the USA in the victory against China

Durant, USA blow out Argentina in exhibition game

Jul 23, 2016 - 12:51 PM

Team USA shows its depth and talent in an easy exhibition win against Argentina

Irving, Barnes to complete US Olympic basketball team: report

Jun 26, 2016 - 12:48 PM

The US squad will be favored to win a third consecutive Olympic gold medal in Rio

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION. Kyrie Irving showed he was ready for primetime by leading Team USA to victory at the FIBA World Cup. Photo from

LeBron, Curry head USA Olympic basketball pool

Jan 19, 2016 - 11:05 AM

The 30 man squad will eventually be whittled down to 12 players later this year

USA unbeatable in women's team gymnastics

Aug 01, 2012 - 3:31 AM

The USA win gives them only their second gold medal for team gymnastics in history as Russia finishes second and Romania takes third