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BASKETBALL Preview: U.S. favored over Serbia, Greece and Spain in 18th FIBA World Cup

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What used to be called the FIBA World Championship is now the FIBA World Cup and after a five-year hiatus, will be played in...

TSX DAILY: Amazing story of 17-year-old Nevin Harrison’s World title win ~ U.S. men’s...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 27 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  CANOEING: Nevin Harrison’s journey from junior competitions to World Champion in one year!  One of the...

BASKETBALL: U.S. World Cup team starts quickly, holds off Canada, 84-68 in Sydney

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Back in the friendly confines of an arena instead of an outdoor football stadium, the U.S. men’s World Cup team got off to a...

TSX DAILY: USOPC Hall of Fame voting open, and our picks ~ fabulous Meeting...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 26 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: You can vote on the next class for the U.S. Olympic Hall of...

LANE ONE: You can vote on the next class for the U.S. Olympic Hall...

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The concept of a U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame got going pretty late, conceived in 1979 and only admitting its first class in 1983....

BASKETBALL: Australia beats U.S. in Melbourne on Patty Mills’ 30 points before 52,079

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Another record crowd of 52,079 filled the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on Saturday to see history and they got it: Australia defeated the U.S....

TSX DAILY: Track & field fans who want the sport to be more popular...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 23 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: If you think track & field could once again be a high-profile sport,...

BASKETBALL: Crowd of 51,218 sees U.S. beat Australia, 102-86, in Melbourne exhibition

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The U.S. men’s World Cup team took another step forward on Thursday with a convincing 102-86 win over Australia at the Marvel Stadium in...

TSX DAILY: Ready for an international College Football Playoff? ~ Tokyo Sport Climbing faves...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 22 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  UNIVERSITY SPORT: FISU slowly moving toward college vs. college championship matches Fans of American collegiate sports...

BASKETBALL Preview: U.S. men in Australia for exhibition in Melbourne at 5:30 a.m. Eastern...

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The U.S. men’s World Cup team, fresh from a 90-81 victory over no. 2-ranked Spain at the Honda Center in Anaheim, is in Australia...

TSX DAILY: New ESPN promo urges kids to keep playing, but are they really...

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= TSX DAILY ~ 19 August 2019 = | 1. | LANE ONE: U.S. survey says most kids quit sports by age 11, but is there really...

BASKETBALL: U.S. men defeat Spain, 90-81 in reassuring exhibition in Anaheim

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The nearly hysterical reports from earlier this week about the U.S. men’s national team being out-classed in scrimmages against pick-up teams of G-League players...

TSX DAILY: Australia is having the “Olympic Talk” about Queensland; the Diamond League, money...

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= TSX DAILY ~ 16 August 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE: With a possible 2032 bid ahead, Australia’s Queensland region is now having the “Olympic talk” Even...

TSX DAILY: The life of a triple Olympic champion includes “I just fainted, and...

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= TSX DAILY ~ 13 August 2019 = | 1. |  ATHLETICS: Tianna Bartoletta’s odyssey now includes anemia If you read her resume, you’d think Tianna Bartoletta would have...

PAN AMERICAN GAMES: Lima finishes successful Games with a busy Sunday as U.S. collects...

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The final day of the XVIII Pan American Games will finish with the Closing Ceremony, but there was still competition in seven sports with...

WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES: Japan finishes atop the Universiade medal table in Naples; U.S. wins...

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Almost 6,000 athletes from 118 countries attended the 30th World University Games, held in Naples (ITA). Some 222 events were held in 18 sports...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Diack indictment shows corruption on a grand scale; USA Synchro tries...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● The German ARD network managed to obtain a copy of...

BASKETBALL: U.S. and China sweep to 3×3 World Cup titles, qualify for Tokyo 2020

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The United States had never won a men’s 3x3 world title in the five prior editions of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup. In fact,...

THE BIG PICTURE: World Beach Games folds in San Diego; may be held elsewhere...

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/Updated: see footnote/A long effort to bring a major international event to San Diego ended failure on Thursday as word leaked out that the...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Hot distance running at the Payton Jordan Invite at Stanford

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Sure, the Diamond League opener in Doha was spectacular, but...

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