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Good Morning Columbia discussion: North and South Korean relations at Winter Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA (WOLO) – The first weekend of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea brought much discussion about the friendly interaction between the North and South Korean delegations. Leading up to the games, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence made it clear – he would not be interacting with anyone from North Korea. Regime leader Kim Jong…

Staley, USA Women’s National Team set to start training camp

With the 2017 WNBA Finals participants set, the roster for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s National Team training camp now lists 20 of the nation’s top basketball players, headlined by five Olympic and FIBA World Cup gold medalists, who accepted an invitation and are available to participate in the training camp Sept. 30-Oct. 2 in Santa Barbara, California.

USA beats Serbia 96-66, wins gold at Olympics

Members of the United States’ basketball team stand for the national anthem after accepting their gold medals at the the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt York) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team ended up right where expected. The Americans got their gold, and they did it…

Dawn Staley, Team USA Run Away from Japan, 110-64

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women’s basketball brushed aside yet another opponent at the Rio Games after being challenged for the first time in the Olympics, albeit for just one half. While Japan played the Americans tough in the first half, the end result was another blowout victory for the U.S., although the 110-64 dismantling…

Dawn Staley, Team USA Demolish China, 105-62 at Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Geno Auriemma could only smile after his U.S. women’s basketball team dominated another opponent. It wasn’t so much the final score of the game, but the coach was really excited about the record number of assists the Americans dished out. Tina Charles and Brittney Griner each scored 18 points and the U.S. had 40 assists…

Another scare: US men’s basketball team edges Serbia 94-91

United States’ Carmelo Anthony (15) celebrates with teammates after making a basket during a basketball game against Serbia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase “Um mundo novo.” Translation: A…