Will Roy Hibbert join Team USA?
May24

Will Roy Hibbert join Team USA?

By Brandon Pope | BSU at the Games After a slew of injuries, the current Team USA men’s basketball roster includes only one healthy center in Tyson Chandler. But 7-foot-2 center from the Indiana Pacers, Roy Hibbert, wants to provide the Americans with an assist in the post. Reports have surfaced that the NBA star wants to play for Team USA, and recent media attention appears to confirm the desire. In an interview with The...

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Photo of the week: Olympic diver David Boudia
May24

Photo of the week: Olympic diver David Boudia

David Boudia has been a member of the U.S. National Diving Team since 2000 and competed in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in the 10-meter platform and synchronized 10-meter platform (with partner Thomas Finchum). He’s currently attending Purdue University and training for this summer’s Games. Look for our story on Boudia, coming...

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Behind every great story—a great relationship
May21

Behind every great story—a great relationship

Errol Spence, Jr., doesn’t know what I am about to write.  Neither does Eric Shanteau.  But I am convinced those two individuals entered my life for a reason this week. The same holds true for Thomas Finchum, Kayla Harrison, Travis Stevens, Joseph Diaz, Jr., and David Boudia. And even though I haven’t met Miles Chamley-Watson in person yet, you can put a check by his name too.  Chalk one up for the good guys (and gals). Even though...

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Media Summit yields more than 100 interviews
May18

Media Summit yields more than 100 interviews

During the 2012 U.S. Olympic Media Summit, media members were split up into print and broadcast groups, as was our class.  I went to the broadcast side, where we would get Olympic athletes of all different kinds ushered in and out of our room over the three days. Unlike our partners on the print side, we were much more jammed for time. As opposed to bringing all of the writers to the athlete, they had to bring the athlete to the...

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2012 Team USA Media Summit

[portfolio] [content-text]Seven members of the BSU at the Games team interviewed athletes and viewed sports demonstrations at the 2012 Team USA Media Summit in Dallas in May. Read more about it here. Photos by Ryan Sparrow and Chris Taylor.[/content-text] [slider] [slideritem]http://bsugames.hypnoticgorilla.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/KalaHarrison-e1337289686187.jpg[/slideritem]...

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