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Today in Sports History: September 30

USA Olympic Men's Basketball Team captured its 12th gold medal in Sydney, Australia. In their gold medal game, the team defeated France 85-75 after...

Today in Sports Histor: September 27

Tommy Lasorda, former Dodgers team manager, leads the United States Olympic team to victory in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. This marked the...

Today in Sports History: September 21

In 1992, USA Basketball assembled the “Dream Team” for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. This all-star lineup was the first Olympics team to...

Today in Sports History: August 27

On August 27, 2004, the USA basketball team lost to Argentina, 89-81, dropping USA basketball from gold medal contention for the first time since...

Today in Sports History: August 24

On August 24, 2008, The USA basketball team—known as the Redeem Team—beat Spain 118-107 in the finals to bring the gold medal back to...

Today in Sports History: April 7

On April 7, 1989, FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, voted to drop restrictions on professional basketball players competing in international events, leading the way...

Today in Sports History: April 6

On April 6, 1896, the first-ever modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, leading the way for the Olympic games we know today. In...

Today in Sports History: January 20

On January 20, 1980, President Jimmy Carter called for the 1980 Summer Olympics to be moved from Moscow due to the Soviet Union’s invasion...

Today in Sports History: October 1

On October 1, 2000, the US men’s basketball team defeated France 85-75 to win the gold medal at the Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia....

Today in Sports History: September 25

On September 25, 2000, during the Summer Olympics, dunking legend Vince Carter of the USA pulled off what is considered one of the greatest...

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