1. Men’s Basketball

    U.S. Team Smashes Olympic Records

    USA's Anthony Davis (14) scores against Nigeria during a preliminary men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Eric Gay / AP Photo

    Michael Phelps isn’t the only one breaking records over there. The U.S. men’s basketball team had a massive win over Nigeria on Thursday with a record-breaking final score of 156-73. With that score, the U.S. set the new Olympic record for points in a game, set an Olympic record with 78 points during one half, and bested several U.S. records as well. The team had passed 100 points with 5 minutes still left in the third quarter. Carmelo Anthony alone scored 37 points  – the new American Olympic mark for points in a game.

    Read it at The Boston Globe