Originally from Kansas City, David Vranicar spent three years living in China and Europe. Alas, China’s table tennis and Denmark’s handball didn’t quite cut it, so he's back to covering US sports. His writing has appeared in the Kansas City Star, Deadspin, ECT News and more. Follow him on Twitter @davidvranicar.
The US and Japan hook up in the gold medal match of women's soccer, a rematch of last year's World Cup final.
For the fourth straight Olympics, the US women's team will take on Australia.
Sam Deduno has been far from perfect -- see 20 walks in 29 innings -- but he will nonetheless going for his fourth straight win Tuesday.
Rookie receiver Greg Childs is determined -- but also distraught -- about his knee injuries suffered during training camp.
The Lynx-laden US women's team plays its first knockout-round game Tuesday against Canada.
Kevin Love appears to have turn a corner and should be a key contributor in the Unites States' quest for basketball gold.
Kevin Love and Team USA will take the court late-night in London, but there is no shortage of action during the day.
If Monday's game was Denard Span's last with the Twins, he went out with a bang -- just like he'd hoped to.
A pair of future Minnesota Timberwolves -- Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved -- lead Russia to a 19-point win over China.