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Team USA beats Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey - One week before its opener at the Athens Games, the U.S. men's Olympic team took a step backward - even though the Americans didn't quite see it that way. The American...
Anthony guarantees gold medal

...Argentina, Lithuania and the other best basketball teams from around the world: The United States is going to win at the Athens Games. "We're guaranteeing a gold medal. We're bringing it back," Anthony boldly predicted Monday on his first...
It's official: Carlos Boozer will play for U.S. at Summer Games

...Okafor was selected for the U.S. Olympic basketball team Thursday, filling the final spot on the squad headed to the Athens Games. "I came off a national championship, and now I have a chance to get a gold medal," he said. "That's one...
U.S. men's Olympic team wins on buzzer beater

...midcourt Wednesday to pull out an 80-77 exhibition victory over Germany - a team that failed to even qualify for the Athens Games. A day after losing 95-78 to unheralded Italy, the U.S. players celebrated their last-gasp triumph against...
U.S. men's hoops to face familiar foe, and it escalated," recalled Allen Iverson, one of three holdovers from the U.S. team that qualified for the Athens Games on that steamy night nearly a year ago in Puerto Rico. The teams will play again tonight in one of six opening-round...
U.S. turns a corner in win over Aussies

...10-point run at the start of the quarter, leading the United States to a 89-79 victory over Australia on Thursday at the Athens Games. The victory - and the way the Americans turned the game around - might be a big step toward reversing their fortunes...
U.S. crews advance to semifinals

...incidentally, rowed for nearby Harvard, though after Tucker had already graduated. The two have been working toward the Athens Games together since 2002 and have some solid results, including a first place at a World Cup race last year. Other than...
Record overshadows Emmons

...should be fine in the other events. I look at it knowing that I gave 100 percent today, so I can't really go away disappointed." Especially when he'll be coming back with a shot at gold two more times before the Athens Games are over.


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