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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...

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...

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...

TSX DAILY: Sports participation in U.S. high schools shows surprise decline; U.S. squeaks by...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 4 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: New high school participation numbers show first overall decline in 30 years The National...

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...

TSX DAILY: Iran’s Mollaei not seeking German asylum (yet); Coleman cleared of doping issue...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 3 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Judo chief Vizer in public Q&A while Mollaei is in own German apartment,...

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

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...

≡ 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

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...

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