Brazil's highest officials celebrated the completion of a much-delayed $3 billion subway expansion that will play a crucial part in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday just days before the games are set to kick off.
The most important 15 minutes of Sam Mikulak's daily routine doesn't come in the gym or the weight room. They usually take place early in the morning, shortly after he pulls himself out of bed at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
The wine-and-pizza evening when Jerry Colangelo talked Mike Krzyzewski into returning for a third Olympics is nearly as much a part of USA Basketball lore as the Dream Team. Having won two gold medals, Krzyzewski was finished, headed back to Duke and Duke alone, only for Colangelo to convince him to give it a third go.
CHICAGO-Some of the best offensive basketball players in the NBA are on Team USA's roster, such as the Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevin Durant and the New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony.