1. OLYMPIC BASKETBALL

    U.S. Men Beat Argentina in Semis

    US forward LeBron James tries to score over Argentinian guard Carlos Delfino during the London 2012 Olympic Games men's semifinal basketball game between Argentina and the USA at the North Greenwich Arena in London on August 10, 2012. AFP PHOTO /TIMOTHY A.  CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

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    The U.S. men’s basketball team rolled through their semifinal game with a 109–83 win against Argentina on Friday. Kevin Durant was a top scorer for the Americans, putting up 19 points while teammates Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James each scored 18. On Sunday the U.S. squad will take on Spain for the gold medal, a rematch of the 2008 finals in Beijing. The Argentineans are hoping to hold off Russia to take home the bronze.

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