Tag: olympics

Jerami Grant, seen here playing defense against Argentina in an exhibition game earlier this week, is currently out for Team USA due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols (Image: Getty)

Jerami Grant in COVID Protocol, Team USA Cancels Australia Exhibition Game

Team USA has been proactive in minimizing a potential COVID-19 breakout after Bradley Beal tested positive for COVID-19 during training camp in Las Vegas. Team USA canceled an exhibition game against Australia slated for Friday evening at the Mandalay Bay. US Basketball officials sent forward Jerami Grant home to quarantine […]

Bradley Beal playing for Team USA in an exhibition game against Argentina at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Team USA’s Bradley Beal Could Miss Olympics Due to COVID-19 Protocols

It’s never a dull day with Team USA. The American men’s basketball squad is short one NBA star after Bradley Beal fouled out due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols that could force him to miss the Tokyo Olympics. USA basketball reported an unidentified player entered the COVID-19 protocol on […]

Kevin Durant dribbles by teammate Damian Lillard for Team USA during an exhibition game against Argentina in an exhibition game at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. (Image: Getty)

Team USA Blows Out Argentina to End 2-Game Skid in Olympics Tune Up

After losing their first two exhibition games during an Olympics warm-up in Las Vegas, Team USA finally won a game in a convincing 28-point blowout against Argentina with a final score of 108-80. Nigeria upset Team USA over the weekend, but the Americans only had four practices as a complete […]

Damian Lillard from Team USA waits for a play to develop against Australia during an exhibition game at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. (Image: Ned Dishman/Getty)

Nigeria and Australia Beat Team USA in Olympics Warm Up

Team USA lost again, but is it time to freak out with the Tokyo Olympics less than two weeks away? Over the weekend in an exhibition series in Las Vegas, Nigeria upset the Team USA men’s basketball team stocked with NBA stars. Last night, Australia beat the Yanks after holding […]

The US men's ice hockey team celebrates a victory over the USSR at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. (Image: Getty)

Miracle on Ice: USA Upsets USSR at 1980 Olympics

Forty years ago today, the “Miracle on Ice” occurred when team USA upset the mighty Soviet Union (USSR) 4-3 in the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. The Americans rallied from behind to defeat the best hockey team in the world at the time. […]

The Russian flag won’t be seen at the 2020 or 2022 Olympics due to a doping ban instituted by WADA. (Image: AFP/Getty)

Russia Doping Sanctions = Four Years in Olympic Penalty Box

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has banned Russia from the Olympics and other major, international sporting events for four years — due to organized efforts to execute and cover up a doping scheme. The WADA executive committee voted unanimously in favor of the ban, finding that Russian officials in a […]