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U.S. men’s basketball looks beatable heading into quarterfinals

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

RIO DE JANEIRO – Even though Olympic basketball games are eight minutes shorter than the NBA, Paul George feels the U.S. men’s team has struggled to put together a complete-game effort.

The U.S. (5-0) finished group play with the only unblemished record, but the games have […]

USA Basketball notebook: Kyrie Irving and Coach K reunite, Tom Thibodeau returns to Chicago, and more

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

CHICAGO — On July 20, a live shot of USA Basketball practice on NBA TV captured head coach Mike Krzyzewski cursing Kyrie Irving. The recently crowned NBA champion interrupted an inbound drill by laughing at the way his coach ran coming off a pick. The internet […]