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US wins gold, beats Spain 107-100 in men's hoops

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant scored 30 points, LeBron James added 19 and the U.S. men's basketball team defended its Olympic title, holding off stubborn Spain 107-100 on Sunday for the gold medal -- just as the Americans did in 2008.


Brazil upsets US to win women's volleyball gold

The U.S. women totally and utterly dominated the first set of Saturday's Gold Medal Match against Brazil. The final three sets couldn't have been any different. Brazil reversed every shred of American momentum after dropping the first set and rallied to dominate the final three sets to bring home a second-consecutive Olympic title.


US women win 5th straight gold, rout France 86-50

The names change, not the results. Just call the U.S. women's basketball team Olympic champion - again. The Americans won their fifth straight gold medal Saturday, routing France 86-50 and putting more distance between themselves and the rest of the world heading into the 2016 Rio Games.


London 2012: U.S. Men’s Basketball Team Advances to Gold Medal Game

In a semifinal men’s basketball game, the United States defeated Argentina 109-83 and will play Spain for the gold medal at the London Olympics.


U.S. Women Break 4x100 World Record

4x100m relay

The Americans won their first gold medal in the sprint relay in 16 years. Their time, 40.82 seconds, broke the previous mark, 41.37, which was set by East Germany in 1985.


U.S. women use head, heart and Solo to win soccer gold

A year after blowing two leads in losing to Japan in the World Cup championship game, the USA women's soccer team was once again the best on the planet, and they wept at the power of it all.


Alex Morgan's goal beats Canada, puts US in Olympic final

They talked about redemption for months on end, and now it's here, the pending denouement of a script fit for Hollywood. With a 4-3 semifinal victory against Canada late in the second period of extra time Monday, the U.S. women's soccer team advanced to play Japan for Olympic gold. The Americans also get a shot at payback for the island nation's victory on penalty kicks in the World Cup last summer.


Durant, US men roll over Argentina 126-97

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant scored 28 points - 17 during a stunning, long-range shooting display in the third quarter - and the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team blasted into the medal round with a 126-97 win over Argentina on Monday night.


London 2012: Day 11: What to Watch For

USA Basketball

Here are some of the events, teams and athletes to watch on Monday at the London Games, including Gabby Douglas on the uneven bars and the United States men's basketball team against Argentina.


Will Brazil, Spain tank to avoid U.S. men's basketball team?

After the badminton scandal in which teams didn't play their best in order to gain a favorable position, all eyes will be on Monday's Spain-Brazil Olympic men's basketball Group B game.


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