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UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020

Mike Jensen: Kobe Bryant was a star even among the biggest stars

Kobe Bryant’s immense international popularity was never more evident than during the 2008 Olympics.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019

Former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura held to four points in blowout loss to Team USA

Team USA’s dominant performance made for a tough outing for former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura and his Japanese teammates Thurdsay at the FIBA World Cup in China.

UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018

Gonzaga’s Mark Few to assist at U.S. national team’s minicamp

Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of nine coaches chosen to assist Gregg Popovich at the U.S. national team’s minicamp in Las Vegas later this month.

UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018

Former Gonzaga guard David Stockton invited to Team USA’s training camp

David Stockton got the call back from USA Basketball.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

Chiefs’ Kailer Yamamoto invited to Team USA’s selection camp

Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto has been invited to Team USA’s selection camp in preparation for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, USA Hockey announced Tuesday.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by U.S. team doctor

Two-time Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport in 2015. …

Team USA largely ignored as foreign fans cheer teams at WBC

The passionate crowds at Marlins Park for the opening round of the World Baseball Classic last weekend provided animated evidence that what was once our national pastime is now Latin …

Lloyd scores twice; U.S. women beat Switzerland 4-1

Carli Lloyd scored twice and the U.S. women’s national team defeated Switzerland 5-1 in an exhibition match on Sunday.

Dean Lombardi, John Tortorella defend U.S. World Cup roster decisions

Dean Lombardi pounded the table and tried to explain it all.

Ryan Lochte, U.S. swimmers were not robbed, Brazil police say

The mystery behind the claim that U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte and three teammates were robbed after a night of partying in Rio de Janeiro deepened Thursday, after officials first blamed …

U.S. hoops golden partnership forged by ‘lunch-bucket’ guys

Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there’s plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the …

Team USA rallies to beat Turkey at Basketball World Cup

Basketball: Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 …

Thompson II: Klay Thompson fulfills goal with Team USA

Klay Thompson isn’t much of a talker, especially not to the media. He’s a nice guy who will give an interview if you ask him in person. But he’s not …

Thompson makes cut for USA

NEW YORK – The U.S. national basketball team has kept Derrick Rose and cut Damian Lillard and three others, getting its roster down to 12 before the FIBA World Cup …

Derrick Rose hears cheers as U.S. beats Brazil

Derrick Rose heard the cheers and showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Windy City product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. beat Brazil 95-78 in a tuneup …

Team USA regroups

CHICAGO – DeMarcus Cousins had a big bag of ice on his right knee while he watched the end of practice Thursday. He briefly covered his face with a towel …

Paul George suffers serious leg injury in U.S. exhibition

LAS VEGAS – Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team’s intrasquad scrimmage Friday night. George leaped to contest a fast-break …

USA-Portugal match sets viewing record

The United States’ 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is almost certainly the most-viewed soccer match ever in the United States. The Nielsen company said Monday that the gripping game …

World Cup Soccer notes: Team USA arrives in Brazil

The U.S. World Cup team has arrived in Brazil. The Americans landed in Sao Paulo on Monday morning on an overnight commercial flight from Miami and reached their downtown hotel …

Blanchette: Ward wants U.S. boxing to return to glory

Every time Andre Ward says, “In my day,” he catches himself and laughs, because he’s still a world champion and in some eyes the second-best boxer in the world, which …