Venus Williams is feeling better and is ready to compete in the 2012 US Open.
At my professional peril, I confess to not only being proud of my five-borough birth, but also as a brushstroke in the larger, American mosaic.
The U.S. men’s basketball team defended its title by fighting off another huge challenge from Spain, pulling away in the final minutes for a 107-100 victory and its second straight Olympic championship.
The American women captured their fifth-consecutive Gold Medal at the Olympics by defeating France, 86-50.
You have to love Usain Bolt. He is the fastest sprinter ever, and if his times don’t convince you he will tell you! Bolt is as tall on the track as off. And hopefully, the 25-year-old will continue to win and entertain.
For a stadium that had seen so many epic clashes, yesterday’s Olympic semifinal encounter between the United States’ Women’s National Team and Canada was befitting of stadium nicknamed the “Theatre of Dreams.”
Facundo Campazzo cast aside the Olympic spirit for a moment on Monday when he hit Knicks forward and Team USA member Carmelo Anthony in the groin.
This was the plan all along: Get to the final week of the Olympic tournament healthy and playing well.
Murray and Co. now will turn to the hard-court circuit leading up to the U.S. Open. But the Olympic experience had a captivating effect on many of the players.
The U.S. team had scored 100 points by the middle of the third quarter. It was that kind of night for the Americans.
It’s pointless to compare the 2012 Men’s Olympic basketball roster to the 1992 “Dream Team.” USA’s current roster has their own challenge in front of them.
Holley Mangold was gearing up for the 2016 Olympics. So much for that idea. Her time is now.
If you are not familiar with weightlifting terms, have no fear — Boomer & Craig are hear to clear up all the confusion…
So they didn’t win a championship. New York City still gave the U.S. Women’s World Cup team a warm welcome home. One by one, tired and disappointed players trudged off the bus and were greeted with cheers and waves from appreciative fans who didn’t seem to mind a bit that they came up short.
The Nets, who spent years playing in the shadow of the Big Apple and the Knicks, are on a mission to become the face of the league outside the United States, the team cheered for by millions of fans all over Europe, Asia and Africa.