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.
London 2012: USA, Japan Square Off Again
The US and Japan hook up in the gold medal match of women's soccer, a rematch of last year's World Cup final.
London 2012: USA, Australia Renew Women's Hoops Rivalry
For the fourth straight Olympics, the US women's team will take on Australia.
Twins Vs. Indians: Sam Deduno Tries To Stay Perfect
Sam Deduno has been far from perfect -- see 20 walks in 29 innings -- but he will nonetheless going for his fourth straight win Tuesday.
Greg Childs Injury: Rookie Receiver 'Distraught' About Injuries
Rookie receiver Greg Childs is determined -- but also distraught -- about his knee injuries suffered during training camp.
London 2012: Women's Hoops Team To Face Canada In Quarterfinals
The Lynx-laden US women's team plays its first knockout-round game Tuesday against Canada.
Team USA: Kevin Love Getting Comfortable With Team USA
Kevin Love appears to have turn a corner and should be a key contributor in the Unites States' quest for basketball gold.
London 2012: Kevin Love, Team USA Headline Tuesday's Events
Kevin Love and Team USA will take the court late-night in London, but there is no shortage of action during the day.
Twins Vs. White Sox: With Trade Rumors Swirling, Denard Span Made Sure To 'Go Out In Style'
If Monday's game was Denard Span's last with the Twins, he went out with a bang -- just like he'd hoped to.
London Olympics 2012: Andrei Kirilenko, Russia Roll Past China
A pair of future Minnesota Timberwolves -- Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved -- lead Russia to a 19-point win over China.
Olympics Opening Ceremony 2012: Muhammad Ali, Peter Pan Among Potential Cameos At Opening Ceremony
The specs of the Opening Ceremony aren't yet known, but it figures to be a spectacle.