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Kevin Durant Calls Stint with Team USA in Olympics Much-Needed ‘Therapy’

Kevin Durant Calls Stint with Team USA in Olympics Much-Needed ‘Therapy’

Kevin Durant needed Team USA. He needed the time in Rio, at the Olympics, away from the NBA offseason chaos he left behind. He needed to get away from his decision to join the Golden State Warriors, the one he still stands by and is excited about but can’t quite escape. He needed that gold [...]

August 23, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Olympic Medalist Aly Raisman Agrees to Date Raiders Tight End Colton Underwood

Olympic Medalist Aly Raisman Agrees to Date Raiders Tight End Colton Underwood

Now that the Olympics are over, what will Aly Raisman do with her time? Apparently date Raiders Tight End Colton Underwood. Raisman was recently shooting a video segment with Yahoo Sports on “how to date her” when she was asked out by Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood. “Just want to congratulate you on all [...]

August 23, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Ryan Lochte Apologizes About Rio Robbery Fiasco

Ryan Lochte Apologizes About Rio Robbery Fiasco

Ryan Lochte finally broke his silence, releasing a statement apologizing for his actions after Brazilian police said that he had fabricated the story about being robbed in Rio. Ryan Lochte, a 12-time Olympic medalist, was one of a group of four U.S. swimmers who initially said they’d been robbed at gunpoint by robbers posing as [...]

August 19, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

A Calf Injury May Keep Pau Gasol Out of Spain’s Olympics Semifinals Matchup with Team USA

A Calf Injury May Keep Pau Gasol Out of Spain’s Olympics Semifinals Matchup with Team USA

Spain’s basketball team is on a roll in Rio. But their luck may have just run out. After dropping their first two Olympic matchups, ostensibly torpedoing their medal hopes, Spain has won their last four games, earning a date with Team USA in the semifinals. Deemed the biggest threat to the United States through the [...]

August 19, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Report: Lochte Fabricated Story About Robbery

Report: Lochte Fabricated Story About Robbery

Ryan Lochte’s story about being robbed in Rio seems to be unraveling. Lochte claimed that he, along with other US Olympic swimmers, were pulled over on Sunday and robbed at gunpoint in Rio by thieves posing as police officers. A brazilian judge found discrepancies between his version of events and his teammates’ James Feigen and [...]

August 18, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 1

Neymar Scores Fastest Goal in Olympic History

Neymar Scores Fastest Goal in Olympic History

Brazilian superstar Neymar wants to get his country to the gold-medal match. Neymar scored the fastest goal ever in Olympic history as Brazil tore Honduras to shreds in the Olympic men’s football semi-final. It only took 15 seconds to send the crowds into raptures and make Olympic history. The Barcelona attacker jumped on a defensive [...]

August 17, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Usain Bolt Makes Olympic History

Usain Bolt Makes Olympic History

Usain Bolt will go down in history. The greatest sprinter of all time has once again added to his legacy. For the 3rd consecutive Olympics, Bolt has one won gold in the 100m dash. Bolt finished the race in 9.81 seconds even though he arrived in Brazil with concerns over a hamstring injury. American Justin [...]

August 15, 2016 admin Balltribe TV, Headlines, Olympics 0

Team USA: Basketball Gods Lacking Miracles

Team USA: Basketball Gods Lacking Miracles

Team USA men’s basketball team so far has been doing pretty well in the Olympics: they’ve won three out of the three matches that they’ve had so far, promptly demolishing China and Venezuela and managing a more difficult victory against Australia. Now they’ve got two more European opponents to play until the QF – but [...]

August 12, 2016 admin Olympics 0

Spain and Their NBA Stars Are Struggling in Rio

Spain and Their NBA Stars Are Struggling in Rio

Coming into the Rio Olympics, the only team that was viewed as having any real shot to put a scare into the U.S. Men’s Olympic team was the Spanish National Team. Boasting an abundance of NBA talent and high level European experience and having lost to the Americans in the gold medal game in 2008 [...]

August 10, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

1984: Team U.S.A. Dominates the Olympic Boxing Field

1984: Team U.S.A. Dominates the Olympic Boxing Field

Last week in this space I wrote about the U.S. 1976 Olympic boxing team, hailing them as the greatest of all time. But there is definitely an argument to be made on behalf of the 1984 squad for that distinction. My major reason for favoring the team that went to Montreal is that the entire [...]

August 9, 2016 Briggs Seekins Headlines, Olympics 0