U.S. domination continues

Defense is the story:

USA whooped Canada tonight, 83-43.

Box score.

Also tonight, Australia beat France, 76-67.

Team USA news:

The U.S. Team is going for its sixth gold medal.

The team were guests on Good Morning America today.

Brittney Griner’s skill set can make her first Olympic experience successful. She is ready to represent this country.

Q&A with Elena Delle Donne.

Following in the footsteps of Tamika Catchings, Delle Donne is starting her own charitable foundation.

Maya Moore is courting success.

Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart bring timelessness and exuberance to the U.S. team.

Classic Olympic news:

An oral history of the first U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team.

Gold, sweat and tears: a Nike retrospective.

Other Olympic teams news:

Is Rio ready for the Games?

See Team USA’s opening ceremonies uniforms here.

Natalie Burton is a game-changer for Australia.

WNBA team news:

New York Liberty director of player development trains and eyes local hoopers.

The Sun would like to keep their momentum following the break.

WNBA player news:

The rise and rise of Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike.

The Sky’s Tamera Young continues her work on and off the court.

Liberty guard Sugar Rodgers has set a new goal.

Black Lives Matter:

Team USA members reflected on their own personal experiences after a Monday town hall meeting with NBA star Carmelo Anthony.

Seimone Augustus is proud of WNBA player activism.

College coach news:

Pat Summitt’s house, now for sale, was “peaceful and private.”

The Olympic break is giving new Vanderbilt coach Stephanie White a chance to focus on the team.

Florida State coach Sue Semrau relishes how far the program has come.

New Wright State coach Katrina Merriweather is excited for the season.

Curtis Loyd is LSU Shreveport’s new head coach.