In a physical yet spirited Olympic final, the US overcame a gritty effort by Spain to capture the men's basketball gold medal.
In their closest game of the London Olympics, the US men's basketball team beat Spain 107-100, to win the gold medal.
Badminton's governing body kicked four women's doubles teams out of the Olympics for trying to lose. Our sports reporter argues they broke the golden rule of sport.
USA vs. Spain: The Americans basketball team beat Spain 100-78 Tuesday night. These are best two teams in the world and USA vs. Spain is the expected pairing in the Aug. 12 gold-medal game.
The US men's basketball team dismantled Spain – supposedly its biggest challenger in London – 100-78 Tuesday in Barcelona. But Spain might still have something up its sleeve.
Steve Nash, two-time MVP point guard for the Phoenix Suns, will wear a Los Angeles Lakers jersey. Steve Nash got a three-year, $27 million contract. In return, the Suns get four draft picks.
Despite 42 points from Lakers star Kobe Bryant, Oklahoma City got big performances from both Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant Monday night to reach the conference finals for the second year in a row.
Oklahoma City trailed Los Angeles by seven late in Game 2 of their NBA Western Conference semifinal series. But a 9-0 scoring run to close out the game gave the Thunder a 2-0 series lead.
President Obama is still in with a shout at being the celebrity with the most accurate Final Four bracket, according to ESPN. But things are stacked against him this weekend.
The NBA rejected a trade to send superstar Chris Paul from small-market New Orleans to the Los Angeles Lakers. In doing so, the league apparently made some small-market owners happy.