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BASKETBALL: Spain pounds Argentina, 95-75 to win World Cup; France wins bronze

A little more than a month ago, the U.S. men’s World Cup team played its first exhibition game together at the Honda Center in...

BASKETBALL: U.S. defeats Poland for seventh; Popovich: “not written in stone” that U.S. should...

Even with Kemba Walker sitting out, the U.S. men managed an 87-74 win over Poland in the seventh-place game at the FIBA World Cup...

BASKETBALL: Scola, Argentina skip past France; Gasol leads Spain over Australia to FIBA World...

Argentina, which won the first FIBA World Championship way back in 1950, and Spain, the 2006 winners, will vie to be champions of the...

TSX DAILY: U.S. men lose again at FIBA World Cup, but better days are...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 13 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: How the U.S. failure at the 2019 World Cup could be the start...

LANE ONE: How the U.S. failure at the 2019 FIBA World Cup could be...

There wasn’t a lot of attention given to the U.S. team in advance of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. It was a...

BASKETBALL: U.S. edged by Serbia, 94-89 in World Cup, will play Poland for seventh...

After winning 24 consecutive games in FIBA World Cup play over 13 years, the U.S. men’s basketball team lost for the second time in...

TSX DAILY: France tops U.S. in FIBA World Cup; Quintana back in La Vuelta...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 12 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: France’s fourth-quarter 22-5 run ends U.S. hopes at FIBA World Cup Even though undefeated, the...

BASKETBALL: U.S. loses to France, 89-79, in FIBA World Cup quarterfinals; Australia advances

The U.S. men’s national team will not be playing for a medal in the 2019 FIBA World Cup, losing in the quarterfinals to France,...

TSX DAILY: Even with all its changes, the IOC is still being pressured, now...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 11 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: No matter what the IOC does, the heat is still on, now from...

BASKETBALL: Argentina eliminates Serbia in FIBA World Cup; Spain advances to semis

Four days ago, the Serbian men’s basketball team was undefeated at the 2019 FIBA World Cup and had beaten its four opponents by an...

TSX DAILY: U.S. qualifies for Tokyo, advances to FIBA World Cup quarters; Americans trail...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 10 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: U.S. beats Brazil in FIBA World Cup, headed to quarterfinals vs. France There were...

BASKETBALL: U.S. swamps Brazil, Australia stomps France and Czechs advance in World Cup

None of the crazy possible scenarios came to pass on Monday in the FIBA men’s World Cup in China and a great elimination tournament...

TSX DAILY: Triple jump stars say, “We have to thank Willie Banks for everything”...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 9 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: Willie Banks recalled the start of rhythmic clapping in track & field In advance...

BASKETBALL: Shocker as Spain takes down favored Serbia; U.S. plays Brazil on Monday

With the struggles of the U.S. team against Turkey in group play, it looked like Serbia was the team to beat in the FIBA...

BASKETBALL: Six clinch FIBA World Cup quarterfinal spots; U.S. throttles Greece, 69-53

We are finally coming to the moments of truth in the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. After the first two days of second-round...

TSX DAILY: Walsh beats Crouser to start Brussels Diamond League final; Czechs eliminate Turkey...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 6 September 2019 ≡ | 1. | LEADING OFF: Walsh beats Crouser to start Brussels Diamond League final The first clash of the...

BASKETBALL: Czechs stun Turkey; U.S. to play Greece (and Giannis) on Saturday

To paraphrase Richard Castellano as Clemenza in “The Godfather” (1972): “Oh, Turkey ... won’t see them no more.” After having lost a game to the U.S....

TSX DAILY: Skiing superstar Hirscher retires at 30; sprinter Gatlin escapes injury at Zagreb...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 5 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Marcel Hirscher, one of the greatest skiers in history, retires at 30  Although widely...

LANE ONE: New high school participation numbers show first overall decline in 30 years

It finally happened. The U.S. National Federation of State High School Associations published its annual participation numbers for American high school sports for the 2018-19...

BASKETBALL: U.S. somehow survives, beats Turkey, 93-92, to clinch second-round berth

“The game was in our hands; we gave them the game.” That comment from Turkish forward Furkan Korkmaz summed up the monumental struggle that was...

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