US Women Hoops Rout Senegal 121-56 In Record FashionDiana Taurasi and the U.S. women's basketball team opened their Olympics with a record rout. The Americans were not expected to be challenged on Sunday by Senegal, and the only real suspense was how many records they would set. When it ended, they had set three Olympic marks: Points scored in a game, margin of victory and assists.
Players To Watch Outside US In Olympic Men's BasketballFrom Kyrie to KD, DeMar to DeMarcus, many players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team are so well known to NBA fans they can simply go by first names or nicknames.
Local Cleveland Athletes Set To Participate In Olympic GamesHere's some of the local Cleveland athletes who will be participating in the 2016 Olympics games in Rio
Tom Withers Gives Surprisingly Positive First Impressions From Rio OlympicsTom Withers of the Associated Press joined Baskin & Phelps Friday from Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics to give his first impressions of the city and preparations for the events, how he'll cover the games, checking out USA basketball practice and talking to Kyrie, and more.
WATCH: Kyrie Irving Does A 'Face Swap' With Fan In New Commercial2016 NBA Champion Kyrie Irving is honing his acting skills in a new Foot Locker commercial
Phelps To Carry United States Flag During Olympic OpeningUnlike the last four Olympics, Michael Phelps will be taking part in the opening ceremony for the Rio Games.
Unbeaten US Basketball Teams Ready For Rio OlympicsThey have crisscrossed the country, delivering basketball blowouts from coast to coast.
US Olympic Men's Basketball Team Tops Nigeria In Last TuneupThe U.S. played without starting point guard Kyrie Irving, who rested a bruised left thigh he sustained when he was bumped on a pick in the Americans' victory over Venezuela on Friday in Chicago.
WATCH: Kyrie Irving Plays 'Taboo' With Team USA TeammatesKyrie Irving and his Team USA teammates are having some fun in their downtime while gearing up for the Olympics next month in Rio.
US Women Cruise Past Costa Rica 4-0 In Olympics Send-OffCrystal Dunn scored in the 15th minute and Carli Lloyd had her 88th career goal to help the United States women's team beat Costa Rica 4-0 on Friday night in its final game before the Rio Olympics next month.
US Romps Over Argentina In First Olympic ExhibitionFull of new star power — and dominant on the inside — the U.S. men's basketball team opened its bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal Friday night with a 111-74 exhibition romp over Argentina.
Spieth Skipping Olympics, Latest Star Golfer To WithdrawJordan Spieth delivered the final blow Monday when he told the International Golf Federation he would not be going to Rio next month, leaving the sport without its four highest-ranked players who have captured six of the last eight majors.
Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For MurderOscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and observers immediately criticized the sentence as lenient.
Golf Back In The Olympics After 112 Years, But For How Long?For the longest time, golf's biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was getting a new course built in Rio de Janeiro.
AP Source: Irving, Barnes Finish US Olympic Basketball TeamThe U.S. basketball team has its roster for Rio. Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes accepted spots on the team to fill out the Americans' 12-player Olympic squad, a person with knowledge of the details said Saturday.