Knicks Morning News (2016.08.21)

  • [NYTimes] Basketball: Four Golds in Hand, American Trio May Say Farewell
    (Saturday, August 20, 2016 11:30:27 PM)

    Three American women made history on Saturday by tying the Olympic record for the most golds in basketball at four. Chances are they won’t be back for the record-breaking fifth.

  • [NYTimes] Basketball-U.S. Rolls Past Spain to Win Sixth Straight Gold
    (Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:39:32 PM)

    The United States women’s basketball team thumped Spain 101-72 to claim a sixth straight gold medal on Saturday to rubber-stamp their credentials as one of the greatest Olympic sporting dynasties of all time.

  • [NYTimes] Australian Athletes Released by Police After Agreeing to Fine
    (Saturday, August 20, 2016 7:51:27 PM)

    Nine Australian Olympic athletes were released by police on Saturday after agreeing to a 90,000-real (£21,405) fine for entering the basketball arena without proper accreditation, days after a scandal surrounding U.S. swimmers that marred the Games.

  • [NYTimes] Basketball-Serbia Celebrate Women’s Bronze as if It Were Gold
    (Saturday, August 20, 2016 6:33:29 PM)

    Serbia’s women go home with their first Olympic basketball medal after winning the bronze in a hard-fought 70-63 victory over France on Saturday, a conquest the coach likened to climbing Mount Everest without oxygen.

  • [NYTimes] Basketball: U.S. and Serbia to Clash in David and Goliath Final
    (Saturday, August 20, 2016 4:51:30 PM)

    Basketball superpower the United States will face Serbia on Sunday in an Olympic men’s basketball David and Goliath gold medal final that will bring down the curtain on the Rio Games.

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