Tag: Olympics

San Francisco AVP tour stop will include former Stanford star Alix Klineman

Alix Klineman is blessed with a 6-foot-5 frame and world class athleticism. Her wingspan and hitting power are elite. Those…

3 months ago

Scoop: Leslie Jones’ tweets earn her NBC Olympics gig

Rolling Stone decreed comedian Leslie Jones to be America’s best Olympics commentator, and it appears the higher-ups at NBC have…

2 years ago

Warriors’ Draymond Green settles assault case before Rio

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Lawyers say Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green will pay $560 for a noise violation in…

2 years ago

Amateurism in elite sports is dead — let’s gamble

The Olympics aren’t what they used to be: Most notably, the defining tenet of “amateurism.” And that’s not a bad…

2 years ago

The Senator commits to play for Team USA

Add another Golden State Warrior to the Team USA roster for the upcoming Summer Olympics. Harrison Barnes joins Draymond Green,…

2 years ago

Curry decides NBA legacy trumps quest for gold medal

The Greatest Basketball Player on Earth will not be representing the United States this summer in the 2016 Summer Games…

2 years ago

Health experts voice concern about Rio Olympics

LONDON — Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should…

2 years ago

Less than half the tickets sold so far for Rio Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — With five months to go before the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian organizers are struggling to…

3 years ago