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#Rio2016: U.S. overcomes feisty French squad 86-67 to reach sixth-straight gold medal game

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - Even though the U.S. defeated France by a hefty margin, 86-67, to reach its sixth straight Olympic ...

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#Rio2016: Spain reaches medal round for first time, women’s basketball heydays are back for the Spaniards

RIO DE JANEIRO - With a 68-54 win over Serbia in the semifinals of the Rio Games, Spain is set to ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016 Semifinal Game Notes: France vs. USA

France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m PT, Barra Carioca Arena 1 Full list of Rio Olympic broadcasters || NBC Stations/Streams The ...

New York Liberty to honor Swin Cash with a retirement ceremony on Sept. 7

From the New York Liberty: The New York Liberty will celebrate the career of forward Swin Cash, one of the most decorated ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-17-2016

Europe's top Olympic official arrested in Rio over ticket sales (BBC) https://t.co/cMoWsGlX7e #Rio2016 -> #Rio2016: World's greatest athletes, tall and small: Liz ...

#Rio2016: Statistical breakdown of teams in the semifinals

Semifinals Spain (5-1) vs. Serbia (3-3), 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT Barra Carioca Arena 1 France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m ...
August 9, 2016. Penny Taylor. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: Rankings, Notes and Statistics of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals

Final Standings of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals1 Ousted In Quarterfinals 5. Australia (5-1) Group A, lost to Serbia 6. Turkey (3-3) Group A, ...

#Rio2016: Sue Bird injury update

From USA Basketball: USA guard Sue Bird injured her right knee during the USA’s Aug. 16 game against Japan. She underwent an ...

U.S. Sets Another Record In 110-64 Quarterfinal Win Over Japan

Box Score Additional Quotes Photo Gallery Recap from USA Basketball: RIO DE JANEIRO (Aug. 16, 2016) - Leading by just two points, 48-46, ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-16-2016

Serbia stuns Australia, advances to semifinals. Final: #SRB 73, #AUS 71 https://t.co/gcolflwsAB #Rio2016 -> Serbia led by Los Angeles Sparks' Ana Dabovic ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-15-2016

#Rio2016 Women's #Basketball Quarterfinals Schedule https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE https://t.co/GXCboVsBb2 -> Tennessee guard Diamond DeShields has regained her health, confidence (AP) https://t.co/Ly1jhf7fjI #ncaaw -> Retiring ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: USA practice quotes before quarterfinals begin, game vs. Japan on tap

Full Schedule and Group Standings Teams that advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio Games begin play Tuesday. The U.S. and Australia ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-14-2016

#Rio2016: Today's games: #CHN vs. #USA, #SEN vs. #SRB, #ESP vs. #CAN Full schedule: https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE -> #USA 43, #CHN 19 at 5:18 ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-13-2016

Today's games: #AUS vs. #BLR || #TUR vs. #BRA || #JPN vs. #FRA Full schedule: https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE -> Final: #AUS 74, #BLR ...

Brazil’s captain, Iziane Castro Marques, set to retire after team’s final contest in Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - In the summer of 2012, the Olympic journey of fiery Brazilian shooting guard Iziane (“Izi”) Castro Marques ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-12-2016

Today's #Rio2016 games: #SRB vs. #CHN ||| #CAN vs. #USA ||| #ESP vs. #SEN. Full schedule: https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE -> Halftime: Serbia #SRB 40, ...
August 12, 2016 - USA vs. Canada. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 7 Notes: USA moves to 4-0, Canada suffers first loss

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Box score || USA Quotes || Canada Quotes ||  Full Schedule and Group Standings RIO DE JANEIRO ...

Connecticut Sun exec Chris Sienko to resign, effective end of September

Chris Sienko announced today he will step down from his position as vice president, general manager and COO of the Connecticut ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-11-2016

Today's games: #BLR vs. #TUR ||| #FRA vs. #BRA ||| #JPN vs. #AUS Full schedule: https://t.co/NOBUTCqiSE #Rio2016 -> Catch up on yesterday's ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-10-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-09-2016 https://t.co/7Bk2zydJLv #ncaaw #Rio2016 -> ICYMI: #Rio2016 Group Phase Day 4 Notes: ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 5 Notes: USA and Canada move to 3-0 ahead of Friday matchup, Spain holds off China

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group B – Spain 89, China 68 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO - Spain ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 4 Notes: Penny Taylor leads Australia as Opals stay undefeated

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings Group A – Australia 89, France 71 Box Score RIO DE JANEIRO - The ...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 08-09-2016

Australia off to a great start vs. France, 32-19, 5:10 in 2Q https://t.co/EyywnQtXP1 #Rio2016 Prelims Group A -> RT @JenRizzotti: Scout Day!! ...

Bus shooting in Rio: First-hand account from Hoopfeed correspondent Lee Michaelson

Bus in Rio shot at carrying journalists RIO DE JANEIRO -- An Olympic media transport bus came under gunfire on Tuesday ...

Bus in Rio shot at carrying journalists coming from women’s basketball competition

A media bus carrying journalists on the way back from the last Rio Games women's basketball game of the day was ...

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Obituary and memorial service information for Anne Donovan

From Andrews Funeral Home in Wilmington, NC: Anne Theresa Donovan died unexpectedly on June 13, 2018. She was born November 1, 1961 ... [+]

Video: Louisville, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and UConn face the media

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Sweet 16 Day 1 and DII Championships One Sheet

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Mississippi State’s Vic Schaefer named 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach Of The Year

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2018 WBI 1st Round, Day 1 Recaps

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2018 USA Today Sports Women’s Basketball Awards

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Minnesota Lynx acquires guard Danielle Robinson in trade with Phoenix Mercury

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