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Today in History

Aug. 12, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2021. There are 141 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 12, 1985, the world’s worst single-aircraft disaster occurred as a crippled Japan...

Golden, again: US beats France 87-82 for Tokyo title

Aug. 07, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Nothing about the summer was easy for the U.S. men’s basketball team, and neither was the gold-medal game. The Americans expected nothing less. And in the end, their Olympic reign lives on. Kevin Durant...

Holiday may be piece to a 2nd basketball championship puzzle

Aug. 02, 2021 07:27 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Jrue Holiday has already had gold in his grasp. It belongs to his wife, Lauren, who won two gold medals as a member of the U.S. women's soccer team. The latter was in 2012, when Holiday went to London to cheer her on. “I’ve...

US trio puts NBA Finals behind, turns focus to Olympic gold

Jul. 29, 2021 06:34 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — There was plenty of time to talk about it, had they wanted to. Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton were together on a plane to Tokyo, just days after they had played in the hard-fought NBA Finals. They had roughly...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jul. 28, 2021 07:13 AM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. July 27, 2021. Editorial: Wisconsin leaders’ antics are getting old Earlier this week, Gov. Tony Evers called for a special legislative session to vote on increasing funding for Wisconsin schools and universities....

Analysis: For USA Basketball, the time is now to fix things

Jul. 26, 2021 05:14 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Time would solve many problems for the U.S. men’s basketball team right now. A few practices to develop chemistry and figure out exactly how these roster pieces fit together would do wonders. It’s not happening. There is no...

If shots don't fall in Olympics, not a surprise when US does

Jul. 25, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Kevin Durant had a shot. Then another about 20 seconds later. Jrue Holiday had one. So did Zach LaVine and Bam Adebayo. The U.S. had five attempts on the pivotal possession of its latest basketball failure and came up empty on...

Trio of NBA Finals players finally arrives at Tokyo Olympics

Jul. 24, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — The U.S. men’s basketball team is finally together. Devin Booker, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday — the trio of U.S. Olympians who were in the NBA Finals and therefore have not been around their Tokyo Games teammates — arrived in Japan on...

Biles and Ledecky headline Day 2 of Olympic competition

Jul. 24, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Two of America's star Olympians headline Sunday's events at the Tokyo Games as Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky both begin their quests to rewrite the record books. The U.S. men’s basketball team begins play, while surfing makes its Olympic debut and the...

Nearly 3 dozen athletes with Wisconsin ties in Tokyo games

Jul. 23, 2021 08:31 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Besides Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday of the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks, nearly three dozen athletes with Wisconsin connections will be going for the gold as the Tokyo Olympics get underway. The Badger State athletes will represent Team USA in...