2016 Summer Olympics in Rio
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USA Downs Australia to Claim Third-Straight FIBA World Cup Gold

IUPUI journalism graduate assistant Frank Bonner recaps Team USA’s third-straight FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup gold medal for usab.com. They defeated Australia, 73-56.


Joined at the Top of the Podium: Bird & Taurasi

IUPUI journalism graduate assistant Frank Bonner describes the roles Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi have played in an historic era that has led Team USA to another FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup gold medal game.


USA Advances to FIBA World Cup Gold Medal Game With 93-77 Win Over Belgium

From the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup: IUPUI journalism student Ryan Gregory reports on the Team USA semifinal victory over Belgium, sending the two-time defending champions to the gold medal game vs. Australia on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. EDT.



Nigeria To Make History Despite Loss To USA

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain — Nigeria lost its quarterfinal matchup with the USA, 71-40, on Friday, dashing its hopes of medaling. Most teams wouldn’t take pride in a 31-point loss on an international stage. But most teams wouldn’t — and haven’t — competed with […]

Defense Propels USA Past Nigeria, 71-40, and Into Semifinals

The ⁦Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame⁩ resume of Sue Bird has been well documented. IUPUI journalism student Frank Bonner shows how her leadership, after a challenging first half for Team USA pushed the USA into the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup semis.