| Kobe headlines 17 players expected for USA hoops minicamp
ESPN - USA
- Kobe Bryant
headlines the list of 17 players who are expected to report for U.S. national team minicamp this weekend in Las Vegas.
The three-day camp on the campus of UNLV will be used to select the finalists for next month's FIBA Americas tournament, the regional qualifier for the 2008 Olympics. The roster must be trimmed to 12 players before the tournament starts on Aug. 22.
There are 32 players in the national team program, but 15 are unavailable for minicamp, leaving the Americans with fewer players than expected. Coach Mike Krzyzewski
said last week he thought 18 or 19 would be
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Posted 7/17/2007 11:07:03 AM | Permalink
| Star athletes like fish out of water at Tahoe golf
San Diego Union Tribune - United States
- It's one thing to ride a bike as fast as Lance Armstrong
, drive the lane like Michael Jordan,
throw a pass like Carson Palmer
or catch one like Jerry Rice.
But hit a golf ball in front of a big crowd?
“Golf,” Armstrong says, stretching out the word like a British sports analyst. “It's a whole 'nother sport, whole 'nother beast. Hell, I get nervous when the lady in the beverage cart pulls up on the tee box.”
And he's not even in the tournament.
The seven-time champion of the Tour de France is set to play in the pro-am event preceding the American
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Posted 7/6/2007 12:07:13 PM | Permalink