Chris White was raised in Colorado but by parents from the boonies of upstate New York. If you have to ask, his teams likely aren't doing all that well at the moment. A noted football enthusiast, Chris runs the Colorado Rapids blog Burgundy Wave on SBnation, and will likely talk your ear off about how awesome Conor Casey is if given an opening to do so. Chris is very proficient at spelling people's names incorrectly, and he apologizes profusely to everyone he's ever bungled up the name of.
Team USA will face off against Argentina in the Olympic basketball semifinals.
The Vikings and 49ers will face off in their first preseason action on Friday.
A medal count and preview for August 10 at the Olympics.
Team Russia won its quarterfinal game against Lithuania 83-74 thanks to a big day by Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko.
The Minnesota Twins will look to hand Cleveland their 12th straight loss on Wednesday afternoon.
The Minnesota Vikings probably won't be doing anything too fancy or involved with the first team and playbook in their first preseason match against the 49ers.
The United States will face off against Australia on Wednesday in the Men's basketball quarterfinals.