The United States Golf Association wanted to make a splash in its selection of sites for the new U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship announced earlier this year.
Facing a wave of criticism from around the world, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge will meet with the head of wrestling's governing body to discuss ways the sport can fight to save its place in the Olympics.
Here's a name that should be painted on the entrance of every gym, weight room and playing field where serious athletes train and play: Nadzeya Ostapchuk.
It'll be hard to forget Queen Elizabeth II actually a stunt double parachuting into Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony and a video of John Lennon singing "Imagine" during Sunday night's finale.
If you're a fan of NBA veterans dominating the Olympics, it looks like you'll have at least one more Summer Games to enjoy the United States whipping all comers.
While the latest version of the Dream Team is headed toward another gold medal, the Los Angeles Lakers are putting together their own dream team.
It looks like a mismatch of Olympic-size proportion.
Things got a little chippy in the United States' 126-97 victory over Argentina on Monday when Carmelo Anthony was hit in the groin while taking a three-point shot late in the game.
Like many soccer fans in the area, longtime youth coach Danny Cruz wishes he were in London today for the women's gold-medal match between the United States and Japan.
After the U.S. men's basketball team dispatches Australia today (2:15 p.m., NBCSN, 1320) and Argentina beats Brazil, they'll play in Friday's semifinals.
Kim Conley, a former standout at UC Davis and a member of the Sacramento Running Association's Elite Team, ran a personal best Tuesday in her 5,000 meters qualifying heat but failed to advance to Friday's final.
Mainstream America has always viewed soccer much like the metric system.
See what LeBron James said after the U.S. men's basketball team nearly lost to Lithuania on Saturday?
Hey, NBC, some folks have lives jobs, families, obligations so they're relying on you to provide the best of the Olympics each night.
Lawmakers are getting into the Olympic spirit, too, introducing legislation to exempt U.S. athletes from paying taxes on the bonuses they receive when they win a medal.
A few hours after the U.S. men's boxing team thought it was done at the Olympics, amateur boxing's governing body decided Errol Spence deserved to fight on.
Barring an upset of historic proportions, the United States will win a 14th Olympic gold medal in men's basketball next week in London.
If the object of competing in the Olympics is to win a gold medal, weren't the women's badminton players who attempted to tank their matches Tuesday trying harder and working smarter toward that goal than if they attempted to win?