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Bob Costas – the face of NBC’s coverage of the Olympics — posed with a few athletes including the New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony for The Hollywood Reporter.
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NBC's Bob Costas has acknowledged a controversy over honoring Israeli athletes killed at the Olympics 40 years ago but stopped short of offering his own protest.
The Olympic host this month had said that Olympic officials were insensitive in turning down a call to include a tribute in the opening ceremony for athletes and coaches killed in Munich in 1972 by Palestinian gunmen...
Carmelo Anthony & Tyson Chandler recently sat down with ‘The Guardian‘ to talk winning an Olympic gold, sightseeing in London, and the best players at the games:
How would an Olympic gold compare with an NBA championship?
Tyson Chandler: Winning the NBA Finals with Dallas was a great experience for me. As far as the Olympics goes, it’s something that I dreamed of as a...
That would be No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis rocking the Burgundy & Gold during USA Basketball’s team sleepover/flight (via BuzzFeed). As Bog notes, this isn’t the first time Davis has worn the hat. But why is he wearing it? Or, who cares? Still, cute pic, guys.
The photographer was Kevin Love, who also just shared Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony in berets. Kevin Love is loved.
At a recent Jordan Brand event, Carmelo Anthony touched on the different aspects of Team USA and paying homage to the troops:
July 26: Carmelo Anthony & Kevin Durant were spotted getting fitted for opening ceremonies this afternoon.
Carmelo Anthony dismissed the notion that he helped run Jeremy Lin out of New York.
The things Kevin Love has done with his Twitter account over the past several days have been tremendous examples of how Twitter can improve the Olympic experience. Love has been tweeting hilarious picture after hilarious picture. On Thursday, he sent out a great shot of several Team USA players sleeping during their flight in various embarrassing positions. Later that day, he started...
The mother of fencing star Mariel Zagunis pushed up her flight and frantically packed her bags to make sure she gets to London in time.
After all, it's not every day her daughter leads the U.S. team in the opening ceremony of the Olympics.
So Cathy Zagunis threw her things together Thursday at her home near Portland, Ore., overwhelmed with emotion and intent on getting to Olympic...
Gold medal at stake or nothing at all, the US Olympic basketball team is too good for Spain.
Carmelo Anthony came off the bench to score 23 of his 27 points in the first half, and the Americans beat Spain 100-78 on Tuesday night in a rematch of the gold-medal game -- and possible preview of the next one.
LeBron James added 25 and Kevin Durant had 13, including 10 in the first 3...
Are you as excited as we are about the Olympics this weekend? We are especially looking forward to the events that combine multiple disciplines, such as athletics, modern pentathlon and triathlon. Not sure what goes on in those events?
No worries; we compiled a reference guide to bring you up to speed with each sport in the 2012 Olympic Games. And since for two weeks every four...
There has been quite the controversy surrounding Team USA and their uniforms. Ralph Lauren and his team designed these threads and…how do we put it? They are pretty much the douchiest outfits we’ve ever seen. Every American athlete will have to rock these uniforms, berets and all, during Friday’s opening ceremonies. It’s great seeing photos popping up of athletes trying...
The USA men’s basketball team is now done with their exhibition games and are ready for the 2012 Olympics to start. Yesterday the American beat Spain in a tune up game 100-78. The Americans got off to a slow start but they crushed Spain in the second half. This was a matchup between the two best teams in the world although both sides had many injuries to star players...