Marcilio Browne wins the super session on the first day of the Kia Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup in Klitmøller.
Perhaps more than anything else, Italian football is associated with defense. Birthplace of the legendary catenaccio, Italy excelled at grinding out victories, using their near-impenetrable system to win multiple World Cups. That defensive...Show More Summary
It was a miserable night for Arsenal as they opened their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund. The Gunners had three of Germany's World Cup winners in their side but it was a miserable return to their home...Show More Summary
For Derrick Rose, winning a gold medal at the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball came with a silver lining—and not the good kind, either. Following a strong training camp that had even Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski declaring the...Show More Summary
For the second-straight week Microsoft's Cortana — the virtual assistant that correctly predicted 15 of 16 World Cup knockout stage games — went 10-6 in its NFL picks. Cortana now has a 20-12 record on the year. For comparison, Las Vegas favorites are 18-14 overall and Nate Silver's ELO model is 19-13. Show More Summary
When the United States won the FIBA World Cup, most of the population answered with a shrug. Still others answered with calls to end Team USA’s participation altogether. Think about it: Did you high-five anyone upon hearing the news? Exactly. Well, what America missed out on in terms having an excuse to celebrate, Serbia, Team […]
If DeMar DeRozan needs a spot to hang his gold medal from the Basketball World Cup, the USA Basketball star has plenty of options to choose from. The former USC Trojans player and Toronto Raptors wing recently purchased a large estate in Tarzana for slightly over $3.75 million.
FIFA critics, don’t get too excited. FIFA President Sepp Blatter has not been impeached over allegations of corruption related to Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid. In fact, FIFA’s Tuesday decision to temporarily relieve a member of the soccer governing body’s financial monitoring panel has nothing to do with Qatar or Russia or even soccer at […]
The last 12 months of Kyrie Irving’s life have been a roller coaster ride. Coming off his best season, the former Number One pick and Rookie of the Year went through a year of disappointments and criticism. This summer, fortunately, … Kyrie Irving Talks Collecting Sneakers, the FIBA World Cup and More is a post by staff on Highsnobiety.
Team USA’s gold medal triumph at the FIBA Basketball World Cup was met mostly with yawns and mild disdain. Things played out differently for the runner-up Serbians back home. Thousands […] The post Serbia Fans Wildly Celebrate Silver Medal at FIBA Basketball World Cup (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
If you like your science with a cup of coffee, a pint of beer or a raucous crowd, these events may be for you. With an explosion of informal science events popping up around the world, it’s easier than ever to find ways to connect with...Show More Summary
Qatar, the 2022 host of the World Cup, is not a large country, with a population just over 2.1 million. So to prepare for the millions who'll descend on the country eight years from now, it's going to great lengths—including building an entire new city from scratch. Read more...
There's a decent chance that you didn't even know that the United States defeated Serbia in the gold-medal game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Sunday, because not many people give much of a shit about the FIBA World Cup. You know who does give a shit about it, though? Serbians. They give a lot of a shit about it. Read more...
James Harden's struggles on defense are well-documented. Countless videos on YouTube, both from this past NBA season and his recent tenure with Team USA during the 2014 FIBA World Cup, demonstrate a complete lack of defensive effort. His...Show More Summary
The Borussia Dortmund versus Arsenal match in the Champions League on Tuesday has been spiced up by a side bet between Lukas Podolski and Kevin Grosskreutz. Bild have spoken to the Gunners World Cup winner before the game in Germany, and the Arsenal forward has revealed he has a bet for a kebab with his international colleague. […]
Enjoy this FIBA video of the best plays from the 2014 World Cup tournament:
The FIBA Basketball World Cup came and went quietly, and hoop-heads' big dreams for an epic gold-medal showdown proved to be nothing but wishful thinking Host Spain went out in the quarterfinals, which thwarted the final match-up against America everyone anticipated. Show More Summary
James Harden’s defense is notorious as being as laughably bad as the worst primetime network sitcom. Basically, James Harden’s defense is the Cavemen of basketball. During the FIBA World Cup, which the USA won easily amidst a lot of worrying that they wouldn’t, Harden was able to take his defense to the international stage. Show More Summary
The lads over at ESPN FC had a debate recently that provoked some really interesting questions. It centered around which competition had the better teams between the World Cup and Champions League, an argument which split the panel, including Gab Marcotti and Shaka Hislop, down the middle. Depending on which angle you look at it […]
If Team USA’s colossal 129-92 win over Serbia in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup gold-medal game taught us anything, it’s that basketball’s global reach has yet to spawn a serious challenger to the hoops throne. Try as countries might,...Show More Summary