U.S. women's basketball features a team in transition and begins its quest for a seventh straight gold medal in a game that tips off late tonight (Twin Cities time).
It's been nearly 30 years since the U.S. women's basketball team lost a game in the Olympics, yet the Americans showed they may be a little bit vulnerable in Tokyo after dropping a pair of exhibition contests last week in Las Vegas.
Sue Bird sees no contradiction with the U.S. team staying on the court during the national anthem at the Olympics.
The Gillom sisters are part of a small group that made big strides in the role of Black female coaches with USA Basketball.
Dawn Staley doesn't feel any added pressure being the first Black head coach of the U.S. women's basketball Olympic team.
Sonja Vasic scored 16 points and Ana Dabovic keyed a late run to help Serbia beat Canada 72-68 on Monday in the Olympic opener for both teams.
Wow, it's been a busy few days here in Tokyo.
Astou Ndour scored 28 points and had 10 rebounds as Spain held on to beat South Korea 73-69 Monday in the first game of the women's Olympic basketball tournament.
Atlanta Dream interim head coach Mike Petersen stepped down because of health reasons Saturday night and will be replaced by assistant Darius Taylor.
When the Dream Team era started in 1992, most of the NBA players in the Olympics represented the United States.
U.S. assistant Dan Hughes is not the face of the Olympic women's basketball team and he couldn't be happier in his supporting role.
To Italians, she sounds American. To Americans, she sounds Wisconsin. That's fine by Rae Lin D'Alie, because now she's an Olympian.
After staying mostly quiet throughout sale process, Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez released statements after NBA approved first 20% sale.
The first increment of the $1.5 billion sale of the Minnesota Timberwolves to e-commerce mogul Marc Lore and retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez has been formally approved by the NBA.
Carol Callan has excelled in many roles during her decades-long career as women's national team director for USA Basketball.
Achonwa has worked her way back from a knee injury and will join Lynx teammate Bridget Carleton on Canada's women's basketball squad.
Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams won't be playing for Nigeria in the Tokyo Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected their appeal.
Katie Lou Samuelson, who plays for the Seattle Storm, is out of 3-on-3 basketball after contracting COVID-19 while training in Las Vegas.
Wow, it's been an awesome week of training in Las Vegas getting ready for my first Olympics.
The U.S. women's Olympic team was in unfamiliar territory having dropped two exhibition games in a row for the first time in a decade.