Carmelo Is Now Top Scorer In USA Basketball HistoryThe first American male basketball player to appear in four Olympics, Carmelo Anthony also passed LeBron James on Wednesday night as the most prolific scorer to ever wear a USA jersey.
U.S. Women's Basketball Routs Serbia 110-84Diana Taurasi scored 22 of her 25 points in the first half to help the U.S. women's basketball team beat Serbia by a score of 110-84 on Wednesday and advance to the quarterfinals.
Golf's Time To Deliver Good Show At OlympicsGolf gets four days to make up for four months of negative chatter about whether it even belongs in the Olympics. "No matter what happens this week, it's the greatest week of my life," said two-time major champion Martin Kaymer said.
Ledecky Wins 3rd Rio Gold With Dominating Relay SwimKatie Ledecky was the fastest swimmer in the pool, and she brought her American teammates along for the ride. She turned in an overpowering performance to carry the U.S. to victory in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay.
Walsh Jennings & Ross Through Beach Volleyball Prelims"It's the Olympics. We've got to celebrate everything," Kerri Walsh Jennings said after the Americans beat Switzerland 21-13, 22-24, 15-12 on Wednesday. "That was a really hard-fought match. It deserved a victory lap."
U.S. Women's Field Hockey Advance To QuarterfinalsMelissa Gonzalez scored on a penalty corner 22 seconds into the team's match against Japan, and Katie Bam scored the first of her three goals four minutes later. The Americans went on to rout Japan 6-1 in the Pool B contest Wednesday to earn a slot in the quarterfinals.
Sprinter Gatlin Defends Competing In Rio GamesIt didn't take long for Justin Gatlin's name to get dragged into the doping drama swirling at the Olympics. No big deal to Gatlin.
USA Rugby CEO Expects Big Boost From OlympicsThe CEO of USA Rugby expects a big boost in the sport's popularity in the United States after the men's gutsy performance against Argentina, and coming on the heels of a surprisingly strong showing by the women's squad.
Tinder Use Up Among Rio Olympic AthletesAway from the games, some Olympians are looking for a different kind of match. Athletes are increasingly using apps like Tinder as they look to have fun and escape the pressures of competition in Rio de Janeiro.
Serena Williams Eliminated From Rio In 3rd RoundOut of sorts and out of answers, defending champion Serena Williams is now out of the Olympics. Shanking shots of all sorts, including five double-faults in one game alone, Williams lost to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine on Tuesday.
Ledecky Wins Challenging Event For 2nd Gold In RioKatie Ledecky held off Sarah Sjostrom from Sweden to win the 200-meter freestyle race on Tuesday and give the American star swimmer her second gold of the Olympics. It was her only event that was in question.
Strong Debuts For Rookies In Rio Women's BasketballIt's been an impressive start in Rio for the three Olympic rookies on the U.S. women's basketball team -- Elena Delle Donne, Breanna Stewart and Brittney Griner. Next up for the Americans is Serbia on Wednesday.
Phelps Touts Benefits Of Cupping, But Does It Work?With large purple circles dotting his shoulder and back, Michael Phelps delivered a performance for the ages and won his 19th career gold medal. Phelps stepped back onto the podium and thrust cupping therapy into the spotlight.
Fencer Makes U.S. History Wearing Hijab In OlympicsIbtihaj Muhammad looked like all the other fencers when she stepped on the piste, save for the non-descript black scarf covering her head. With that small gesture, Muhammad made U.S. history.
U.S. Women Knock Off Australia In Olympic Field HockeyOnce again, the United States got off to a slow start. And again, the Americans regained their composure and knocked off a world power at the Olympics, claiming a 2-1 win over Australia in women's field hockey on Monday.