More Money For Sports In Brazil And Chicago, More Problems

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Thing about television is that it only shows you the unpleasant and the uncomfortable when it makes for better theater. Rarely is such the case in viewing sports. Besides the actual game action, a national broadcast is going to feed you shots of local peculiarities and regional foodstuffs during timeouts.

Going in and out of commercials you get the blimp views of the stadia amid a lit up downtown at night, stock footage of hustle and bustle during the daytime, and shots of some unique piece of architecture soundtracked by a song from and/or about whatever city the game is in. Oh, hey, look at the city-native-but-now-probably-expatriate celebrity in the stands totally trying to go unnoticed in that black baseball cap. (8,974 screenshots get tweeted.)

And Drake. There’s always Drake.

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List of all NBA and former NBA players who competed in London Olympics

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The following is a list of the NBA players and recently in the NBA players who just took part in  London 2012 Olympics.

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What will the USA Basketball team look like at 2016 Olympics?

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Led by Kevin Durant‘s 30 points, the USA basketball team claimed another gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics beating Spain, 107-100.  With several players and possibly head coach Mike Krzyzewski not expected to return for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the U.S. will have a good amount of turnover on their next Olympic roster.  Here’s a sneak peek at what Team USA could look like in four years.

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