One more game for the gold medal

Today’s Olympic semifinal results:

The U.S. surged past France in the third quarter, and never looked back. Final: 86-67.

Spain downed Serbia, 68-54.

USA and Spain will face off for the gold medal Saturday, but the U.S. may do so without Sue Bird, who is benched with a knee sprain.

Olympic team news:

The quest for six continues.

Team USA has been dazzling.

They are good as golden.

Olympic player news:

Lindsay Whalen’s mind is focused on gold, not Rio distractions.

Diana Taurasi is still burning for one more gold.

The first Olympics for one Seattle Storm star, and the last for another.

Breanna Stewart diary on the Japan game.

Other Olympics news:

Get to know Spain’s National Team.

Suzy Batkovic’s omission is in the spotlight after Australia’s fall in the Olympics.

WNBA player news:

Dallas Wings forward Glory Johnson has been cleared to return from her toe injury in July.

The Liberty will honor Swin Cash with a retirement ceremony following their Sept. 7 game.

The Liberty’s Carolyn Swords has received the WNBA Cares Community Assist Award for July.

What Mystics players did on their Olympic break.

College news:

Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will retire next June.

Many blame Hart for pushing out Pat Summitt.

Leah Truncale has been promoted to associate head coach at Binghamton.

IPFW has added Carol Duncan as an assistant coach.