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dimemag.com Updated Aug 7, 2012
For the first time since perhaps the days of the Human Highlight Film, people soon might actually want to go to Atlanta and check out the Hawks. The basketball team, stuck in the longest “decent but never good enough to scare anyone” mode of any NBA tUpvote Share Tweet
2012 Olympics -- U.S. boxing continues its fallAug 7Boxing used to matter to people in the United States, but Team USA's poor showing at the Olympics offers the latest example of how far the sport has fallen.
Ian Thomsen: Paul pursues gold medal while awaiting birth of second childAug 7LONDON -- This is turning into an interesting month for Chris Paul as the quarterfinal round of the Olympic basketball tournament approaches Wednesday. On one side of the Atlantic he is trying to win a second gold medal. On the other side of the ocean h…
Stein: Olympic basketball quarterfinal previewAug 7Marc Stein previews the eight teams in the Olympic men's basketball quarterfinals.
Ian Thomsen: Led by unlikely coach David Blatt, Russia is poised for an Ol…Aug 7LONDON -- It was 40 years ago that the U.S. lost an Olympic basketball game for the first time. Its conqueror was the Soviet Union, which was given three chances to score in the final three seconds of what continues to be, from an American perspective, …