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Ball bounces as fully anticipated as US routs China

The result was a foregone conclusion before the U.S. men's national team and its counterpart from China took to the court before an enthused sellout crowd at Staples Center for a pre-Olympic exhibition Sunday. The challenge for both was that they knew there would be no challenge on the court, not with a star-studded lineup of NBA standouts facing a young, largely inexperienced team from China that has two players who were second-round picks in this year's draft but no one currently in the NBA.

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After a bomb took his sight, Snyder took gold in Paralympic swimming

"I'm dead." The thought settled on Brad Snyder in the middle of a cloud of dust and smoke raised by the blast of a homemade land mine. He lay in the fetal position on a patch of grass next to a ravine in southern Afghanistan. The Navy lieutenant couldn't make out any blood through the haze. His arms and legs were still attached. He didn't know anyone who'd survived one of these explosions with all of their limbs intact.

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Hecklers for Sanders disrupt start of the DNC

Despite calls from Sen. Bernie Sanders for party unification, his supporters booed and chanted as speakers called for support of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. The four-day convention kicked off on Monday in Philadelphia. CREDIT: Natalie Fertig - McClatchy
Hecklers for Sanders disrupt start of the DNC 0:54

Hecklers for Sanders disrupt start of the DNC

First Lady Michelle Obama: 'In this election, I'm with her' 3:16

First Lady Michelle Obama: 'In this election, I'm with her'

Comedian Sarah Silverman has a message for her fellow Sanders supporters 0:35

Comedian Sarah Silverman has a message for her fellow Sanders supporters

Will Muschamp's most painful memory 2:49

Will Muschamp's most painful memory