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Charles, Liberty teammates stepping up in FIBA World Cup

Tina Charles scored 16 points for Team USA, Kia Nurse had 29 for Canada and Rebecca Allen was all over the box score for Australia.

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New faces, new pressure for U.S. women at FIBA World Cup

The U.S. women are considered the favorite in the FIBA World Cup, which opens Saturday in Spain. But new faces must have a quick impact for Team USA.

Lynx's Moore taking a much-needed break from basketball

For the first time since the 2008 Olympics, the U.S. women's basketball team will take part in a major competition without Maya Moore.

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Usain Bolt's Central Coast debut

Bolt inspires Mariners' offseason recruitment drive

He's still yet to sign a contract, but Usain Bolt is indirectly responsible for the Central Coast Mariners' biggest on-field splash in years.

What we learned from Usain Bolt's soccer debut

Fans from all parts of the globe tuned in to see if the greatest sprinter in history could translate his skills to the football pitch.

Bolt joins MJ, Pacquiao as icons to pursue second sport

Michael Jordan and Manny Pacquiao are among the many notables who have blazed a multisport trail. Can the Jamaican sprinter follow in their footsteps?

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