Post-medal musings

More on the Olympic basketball win:

Team USA won their seventh straight gold.

Dawn Staley says she is “done” as Olympic coach.

Staley recommends Cheryl Reeve as her replacement.

A street will be named for Staley in her hometown of Philadelphia.

Sue Bird is the oldest basketball player in the 85-year history of the event at the Games to win gold.

Five golds later, Bird and Diana Taurasi leave USA Basketball in top shape.

Bird and Taurasi made sure that their final USA Basketball moment was golden.

A’ja Wilson and Chelsea Gray represented the Aces in the win.

Sylvia Fowles diary.

International news:

Spain coach Lucas Mondelo has been fired, and present and former players, including Marta Xargay, are alleging he was abusive.

College AD and athletics news:

Missouri has named former UNLV AD Desiree Reed-Francois to the same position there.

How did Syracuse athletics miss signs of trouble in women’s basketball?