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Spain out to upset under-manned United States

Hosts Spain and the rest of the field must believe they finally have a decent shot at knocking off the mighty United States as the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup tips off on Saturday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Spain out to upset under-manned United States

Hosts Spain and the rest of the field must believe they finally have a decent shot at knocking off the mighty United States as the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup tips off on Saturday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

TechCrunch

Kobe Bryant Reads TechCrunch

This month's issue of Sports Illustrated is notable because it includes a long form feature by Chris Ballard on Kobe Bryant's return to the game this fall.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

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A group of players from the U.S. women's national team, who will vie for a spot in the World Cup in October qualifying, have joined with several international players in protesting the turf surfaces for next summer's big event in Canada.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rant Sports

Kevin Durant's Top 5 Career Achievements So Far

With the NBA season right around the corner, there is no telling what kind of history will be made this year.

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BleacherReport

Will Team USA's Final FIBA Roster Come Back to Haunt Them?

Athleticism and skill was supposed to be Team USA's ticket to a FIBA World Cup title, and it might still be.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

BleacherReport

Will Team USA's Final FIBA Roster Come Back to Haunt Them?

Athleticism and skill was supposed to be Team USA's ticket to a FIBA World Cup title, and it might still be.

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Houston Chronicle

Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball

In this April 2, 2014, file photo, official Dick Bavetta watches during a free throw in the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets in New York.

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The Wichita Eagle

Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball

The year was 1966, and Bavetta was in a stockbroker-league basketball game at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Kobe Bryant

Bryant's father, Joe Bryant, was a professional basketball player who spent eight seasons in the NBA and eight more playing in Italy, where Bryant went to school.

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Los Angeles Times

USA Basketball tops Puerto Rico, 112-86, in exhibition

Derrick Rose guards Puerto Rico's J.J. Berea during the second half of an exhibition game in New York.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Post Game

James Harden: Experience With USA Basketball Has Boosted My NBA Game

James Harden got his first taste of the international game at the 2012 Olympics as a reserve player for Team USA.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ESPN

Sources: Under Armour offers Durant rich deal

Kevin Durant 's representation, Roc Nation Sports, informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com.

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BleacherReport

LA Lakers Must Take Advantage of Full Health in 2014 Training Camp

Kobe Bryant was rehabbing from Achilles surgery last time around and could only watch.

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Examiner.com

Kobe Bryant leads Paleo pack; LeBron James scores with low carb weight loss

When it comes to diets for athletes, Paleo plans and low carb weight loss approaches are scoring.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBS Local

Army Grad Coach K Returns To West Point With USA Team

USA Basketball Men's National Team Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Stephen Curry #43 listen to Lt.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The NBA's Best Players Are Losing A Bunch Of Weight, And It's All Because Of Kobe Bryant

These three guys were all drafted in 2003. They were among the five best players in the league for a decade.

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RollingStone

Cuts Like a Knife: Getting Team USA's Roster Down to Size

Following USA Basketball's World Cup tune-up against Brazil this past weekend, its roster stands at 16, meaning coach Mike Krzyzewski must make four cuts before the tournament begins on August 30. There's still the matter of two exhibition games this week, but on a roster loaded with All-Stars , who gets sent home? Based on the game in Chicago, ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

BleacherReport

10 Sports Stars Who Are Way More Popular Overseas Than You Realized

This isn't to say that other major sports are ignored; the NFL has courted pro football fans in the U.K. through its series of games in London, and the NBA has found a passionate and largely untapped well of pro basketball fans in China and throughout Asia.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Switched

Brittney Griner Proposes To Girlfriend Glory Johnson

One of our favorite openly lesbian athletes, Brittney Griner, proposed to her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock's Glory Johnson, this week and documented the whole experience using Instagram.

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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