1. Jerry Colangelo Comments on USA Basketball, State of the Sport After Olympics

    There was no Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Anthony Davis or Chris Paul, among others, but that didn’t stop the United States from dominating ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 21,528 reads 40 comments

  2. The Most Memorable Moments of the 2016 Summer Olympics

    The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were so packed with iconic moments that it was a challenge to find only 10. Like rostering too many pitchers, it’s a good problem to have...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 6 months ago 9,429 reads 13 comments

  3. Japanese Prime Minister Enters Rio Closing Ceremony via Super Mario Warp Pipe

    The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are just a warp pipe away. That much was made clear by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, who arrived in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics' closing ceremony ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 months ago 27,756 reads 10 comments

  4. Olympics Closing Ceremony 2016: Twitter Reacts to Celebration in Rio

    Rio de Janeiro officially dropped the curtain on the 2016 Summer Olympics following Sunday night's closing ceremony. The ceremony got off to an inauspicious start, though...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 17,157 reads 7 comments

  5. Team USA's Elena Delle Donne, Nike Provide Delaware Newborns with Sneakers

    The future generation is already off to a fast start. Thanks to Nike and Elena Delle Donne of Team USA and the Chicago Sky, every baby born at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware, ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 months ago 12,009 reads 1 comments

  6. Olympics Closing Ceremony 2016: Top Moments, Celebrities and More from Rio

    Goodbye, Rio de Janeiro. Hello, Tokyo. Not even rain could dampen the party at Maracana Stadium as Rio bid the rest of the world adieu at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 4,990 reads 2 comments

  7. Closing Ceremony Rio 2016: Highlights, Flag Bearers and More

    The lights (briefly) went out, the rain came down and athletes from all around the world said goodbye to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio on Sunday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 897 reads 0 comments

  8. Joe Joyce's Boxing Medal a Fitting End for Team GB's Heavyweight Rio 2016

    It could have been gold, but Team GB's Joe Joyce had to settle for silver in his super heavyweight showdown with France's Tony Yoka on the final day of eventing at the Olympic Games on Sunday...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 6 months ago 550 reads 0 comments

  9. Summer Olympics 2016: Ranking the Biggest Surprises from the 2016 Rio Games

    One of the best things about the Olympics is that they never fail to provide drama. The stories of perseverance and dedication that lead to an athlete or team to achieving their ultimate goal are why we watch, but we're also hoping to see some surprises..

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 46,889 reads 78 comments

  10. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Updated Standings, Results After Final Events

    After nearly three weeks, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are drawing to a close. The athletic events have wrapped up, with the closing ceremony to come Sunday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 27,919 reads 20 comments

  11. Summer Olympics 2016: Biggest Breakout Stars of 2016 Rio Games

    You knew about Simone Biles. You knew about Katie Ledecky. If you didn't remember Ashton Eaton from the 2012 London Games, maybe the series of ads jogged your memory. And you might have heard about Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt...

    Beau Dure Written by Beau Dure about 6 months ago 44,952 reads 56 comments

  12. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers of the Rio Games

    For the sixth consecutive Summer Olympics, the United States finished with the most overall medals. In most years, it's a nail-biter down to the final weekend. The U.S...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 6 months ago 162,618 reads 85 comments

  13. Team USA Men's Basketball Celebrates Gold-Medal Victory on Snapchat

    From the top of the podium to feeling on top of the world. The United States men's basketball team felt good as gold following its first-place finish over Serbia at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Sunday...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 months ago 9,224 reads 4 comments

  14. Rio Medal Count 2016: Twitter Reacts to Final Standings and Results

    The 2016 Olympics don't officially end until after the closing ceremonies on Sunday night, but for all intents and purposes the games from Rio de Janeiro have concluded with the United States easily winning the overall medal count with 121...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 841 reads 0 comments

  15. Team USA's Flawed Style Plenty Enough for Gold; Olympics All-Tournament Team

    Team USA played the perfect version of its imperfect game Sunday, securing a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics with a 96-66 dismantling of Serbia...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 80,226 reads 88 comments

  16. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Nation Rankings and Latest Standings on Closing Day

    Tony Yoka took gold for France in the men's super heavyweight boxing final at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Sunday, after being awarded a points decision against Team GB fighter Joe Joyce...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 6 months ago 1,831 reads 0 comments

  17. US Olympic Greats Pass the Torch to Kevin Durant, 2016 Team After Gold Medal

    Another year, another gold. After the United States men's national basketball team knocked off Serbia, 96-66, in the Olympic gold-medal game Sunday, Bleacher Report crafted a visual featuring legends of America's basketball past...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 12,421 reads 13 comments

  18. Olympic 2016 Results: Medal Winners, Highlights on Final Day

    Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya may have saved the best for last. The powerful distance runner won the Olympic marathon Sunday in a time of 2:08:44 on the last day of competition in Rio...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 6 months ago 707 reads 0 comments

  19. Medal Count 2016 Olympics: Results, Standings and Final Reaction

    The United States have officially clinched global bragging rights after once again topping the overall medal count at the 2016 Rio Olympics, as Sunday brought to a close another edition of the Summer Games...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 18,927 reads 32 comments

  20. USA vs. Serbia: Gold-Medal Game Score, Reaction for 2016 Olympic Basketball

    The United States' run wasn't the pure basketball domination we've come to expect. It was messy, filled with last-minute wins, rotation changes and the near-constant specter of the world waiting to watch the team fail...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 36,029 reads 67 comments

  21. Women's Olympic Football: Team of the Tournament

    Germany’s 2-1 win over Sweden in the final of the Women’s Olympic tournament gave the games the ending it deserved. It has been an excellent tournament...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 6 months ago 802 reads 0 comments

  22. Men's Olympic Soccer: Team of the Tournament in Rio

    Brazil have won Olympic men's soccer gold for the first time, beating Germany 5-4 on penalties after extra time finished 1-1 in Saturday's final...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 months ago 34,292 reads 21 comments

  23. Mongolian Olympic Wrestling Coach Strips Down to Underwear to Protest Decision

    Mandakhnaran Ganzorig's Mongolian wrestling coach was so unhappy with a decision that gave Uzbekistan's Ikhtiyor Navruzov a bronze medal in the men's freestyle 65-kilogram division Sunday that he stripped down to his underwear...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 79,651 reads 8 comments

  24. Olympic Boxing 2016: Medal Winners and Scores After Sunday's Results

    Claressa Shields successfully retained her gold medal on Sunday after defeating Nouchka Fontijn of the Netherlands in the women's middleweight final at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 7,579 reads 2 comments

  25. Olympic Wrestling 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Sunday Results

    Russia's Soslan Ramonov needed just over two minutes to maul his way to a technical win over Azerbaijan's Toghrul Asgarov , who had to settle for silver in freestyle wrestling ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 4,040 reads 0 comments