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Dawn Staley named head coach of the USA Basketball Women’s National Team through 2020

Press conference video || Reactions from Staley's former coach and teammates USA Basketball announced South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley as the new head coach of the USA ...

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#Rio2016: USA wins sixth straight gold, beats Spain 101-72

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes || Seimone Augustus Video ||  Medal Presenters The USA won its sixth straight Olympic women's basketball gold ...
August 20, 2016 (Rio de Janeior) - Serbia after winning the bronze medal vs. France. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: Serbia beats France 70-63 to win bronze

Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - In their first-ever Olympic games, the Serbian women’s national team came away with the bronze medal after ...

#Rio2016 Gold medal game notes: USA vs. Spain by the numbers

Gold Medal Game, 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT In order to win the gold medal, the USA will have to go through ...

#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 ...

#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 ...

#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, ...
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
August 7, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Senegal. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 3 Notes: USA hits 100 again

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings USA 103, Spain 63 || Game Quotes || Photo Gallery RIO DE JANEIRO - The ...
August 7, 2016. Diana Taurasi, USA vs. Senegal. Photo: FIBA.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 2 Notes: USA sets records; Spain, Australia and France fight for wins

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings USA 121, Senegal 56 || Game Quotes || Photo Gallery RIO DE JANEIRO ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Group Phase Day 1 Notes: France, Canada, Australia, Japan open with wins

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Full Schedule and Group Standings || Saturday's Top Performers France 55, Turkey 39 RIO DE JANEIRO - Even ...

2016 Rio Olympic Games Women’s Basketball Competition Groups and Schedule

Groups Group A W-L Australia2 5-1 France 4-2 Turkey2 3-3 Japan2 3-3 Belarus1 1-4 Brazil1 0-5 Group B W-L USA 6-0 Spain 5-1 Canada2 3-3 Serbia 3-3 China1 1-4 Senegal1 0-5 Expanded Group Standings 1Failed to qualify for quarterfinals ...

Rio Games: NBC moves Ros Gold-Onwude to men’s team coverage, Kerith Burke takes over sideline reporting for women’s team

https://twitter.com/ROSGO21/status/760169404126683141 NBC announced that Ros Gold-Onwude will handle sideline reporting for Team USA men’s basketball games during the Rio Games. Previously, Craig ...

Team USA’s Olympic opening ceremony uniforms revealed for Rio Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Ralph Lauren Corporation unveiled the opening ceremony parade uniforms for Team USA and the ...

USA fends off feisty Select Team, 88-84

In their first real test before the Summer Olympics next month in Rio, the U.S. women's basketball team fought off a ...

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