Just a short time ago, Team USA throttled Croatia, 109-55. Sylvia Fowles had 15 points, Candace Parker 14 and Seimone Augustus 12. All US players scored, including Sue Bird, who returned to the team today after a week away due to her stepfather’s death.
Who is supposed to do what on our US squad.
Iziane Castro Marques has been removed from the Brazilian team for violating a team rule. The team will continue with 11 players.
Olympic sexism issues (shout out to Helen for the heads up on a few items):
Australia is reviewing its Olympic travel policy in the wake of plane-gate.
Study: Male athletes have skill, while female athletes have luck.
Another one: She won a gold medal because she’s pretty.
The Aussies routed China, 84-53, in their exhibition.