Tag Archive | Argentina

USA U16 Women Clinch 2022 FIBA U17 World Cup Berth with 121-12 Quarterfinal Win Over Costa Rica

The USA Women’s U16 National Team (4-0), the FIBA No. 1-ranked youth program in the world, ran away with a 121-12 quarterfinal victory over No. 39-ranked Costa Rica (0-4) at the 2021 FIBA Americas U16 Championship on Friday morning in Leon, Mexico. The win not only advanced the U.S. squad to the medal semifinals, but […]

USA Men’s National Team Defeats Argentina, 108-80

 From the beginning against Argentina, the USA Basketball Men’s National Team players made sure they wouldn’t be losing three games in row. Just seconds after controlling the opening tip, Bradley Beal found forward Bam Adebayo for an emphatic alley-oop. The U.S. was off and running … and shooting … and dunking, en route to a 108-80 victory over the […]

Washington Spirit Forward Mariana Speckmaier Named to Venezuela National Team

Venezuela Women’s National Soccer Team Head Coach Pamela Conti has named Spirit forward Mariana Speckmaier to the roster for the Basque Country International Women’s Cup. Other teams in the tournament include Basque Country, Argentina, and Nigeria.  Venezuela will play Basque Country on Thursday, April 8 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The winner of that game will play the […]

Washington Spirit players O’Hara, Sonnett Named to USWNT’s April Friendlies

 U.S. Women’s National Women’s Soccer Team Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski has named Spirit defenders Kelley O’Hara and Emily Sonnett to the roster for the team’s April friendlies against Sweden and France.   The USWNT will take on two top-ranked teams in the FIFA World Rankings, No. 5 Sweden on April 10 (1:10 p.m. ET / 6:10 p.m. local on […]

Two-time world champion David Benavídez faces dangerous veteran Ronald Ellis on March 13

Two-time world champion David Benavídez faces dangerous veteran Ronald Ellis in a 12-round WBC super-middleweight title eliminator Saturday, March 13 live on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. in a Premier Boxing Champions event. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast also features two under-25 lightweight contenders Isaac Cruz and Matías Romero […]

USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team’s 2021 February Roster Announced

Highlighted by NBA veterans and all-stars Joe Johnson (Free Agent/Arkansas) and Isaiah Thomas (Free Agent/Washington), USA Basketball announced its 14-man roster for the USA team that will compete in the third and final window of FIBA AmeriCup Qualifying. In addition to Johnson and Thomas, named to the February 2021 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team were Paul […]

U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Draw And Preliminary Round Schedule Announced

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Men’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside 2019 FIBA World Cup bronze medalist France, 2017 Asia Cup runner-up Iran, and the winner of the FIBA Olympic […]