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Paul George returns to Team USA a star on the rise

LAS VEGAS (AP) Paul George says his experience with Team USA last summer showed him how to be a star. He was clearly listening to what LeBron James and the rest of the Olympians were telling him. Last year, George was one of several young players brought to Las Vegas to practice... Full story

PBT: Team USA would love to have Derrick Rose back if he wants to play next summer

Next late August and early September the eyes of the basketball world will be focused on Spain where the FIBA World Championships will be played. Team USA — which is working out some of the NBA’s young stars this week in Las Vegas to get a closer look at them — will be the favorites… Full story

Krzyzewski begins the quest for third gold

LAS VEGAS (AP) Mike Krzyzewski thought he was done with USA Basketball. He said he was done, too. After helping Team USA win two straight Olympic gold medals, there appeared little left for him to accomplish. After the team won in London last summer, Krzyzewski prepared to walk away. Full story

‘Miracle on ice’ hockey memorabilia up for auction

   At the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, the world witnessed an incredible upset as underdogs Team USA beat the Russian hockey team. Team USA captain Mike Eruzione talks about auctioning off hockey history as his jersey, socks, and more hit the block.

100m showdown: Team USA guns for Oscar Pistorius

   Team USA sprinters Jerome Singleton and Blake Leeper will take on South African Oscar Pistorius in the 100-meter final at the Paralympics on Thursday. "I feel like I was meant for this moment," Leeper told NBC News. "Oscar, you'd better be ready because me and my teammates are coming for you."

Ex-Marine's journey from homeless to Paralympics

   Retired U.S. Marine Angela Madsen once lived out of a locker at Disneyland. But the 52-year-old paraplegic turned her life around and has rowed across the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. She's now competing for Team USA at the Paralympic Games in London. Madsen told her story to NBC's Jamieson Lesko

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  Triple jumpers: We push each other on the track

Thursday was a night of big wins for Team USA, and triple jumpers Christian Taylor and Will Claye added gold and silver medals to the mix. The close friends talk about how it feels to achieve the dream they have held since college – finishing first and second at the Olympics.

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Finland's Raanta reacts after conceeding the match winning goal to Team USA's Galchenyuk during their 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship bronze medal match at the Globe Arena in Stockholm
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