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Australia stuns Team USA, snaps 78-game streak

The U.S. men's basketball team lost for the first time in nearly 13 years, falling to Australia 98-94 in a pre-World Cup exhibition game Saturday.

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Andrew Bogut revels in victory over Team USA

"Welcome to the club." Those four simple words were Andrew Bogut's typically wry reaction after Australia's history-making win against Team USA, an achievement he had managed previously at junior level.

'It's like they picked us up off the street': Team USA has a chip on its shoulder

With the least star-studded squad in years, USA Basketball is extra motivated to prove the doubters wrong.

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Popovich: Aussies are 'huge threat' to Team USA

Team USA coach Gregg Popovich sees Australia as a "huge, huge threat" to the Americans' chances of winning a gold medal at the FIBA World Cup.

Melbourne's growing NBA love affair

In a city where Aussie Rules football has always reigned supreme, a proud American sporting culture has somehow managed to entrench itself and is showing no sign of disappearing any time soon.

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Pop's plans, scrimmage woes and more big Team USA takeaways

Which star has been most impressive in camp? Should Pop be worried about this roster? Brian Windhorst and Ohm Youngmisuk hit the biggest talking points ahead of Team USA's World Cup journey.

Nigeria's FIBA World Cup at risk over lack of funds

Nigeria were the first country to qualify for the 2019 FIBA World Cup, and they're on the brink of being the first team out, before the event even begins.

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Triple-doubles, daring dismounts and a new approach for Simone Biles

Simone Biles' dominant performance at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships reminded us that her only competition heading into the 2020 Olympics is herself.

Biles caps 6th U.S. title with historic triple-double

Simone Biles won her sixth all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Sunday, plus did a historic clean triple-double in floor exercise.

If the healing process were a marathon, USA Gymnastics is at the first mile marker

With stars Simone Biles and Sam Mikulak in Kansas City for the U.S. championship, the sport tries to move forward from horrors of the past without ever forgetting.

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