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WATCH: Special Olympics 'Dream Team' Teaches Us Everyone's A Winner

HooplaHa | Posted 02.26.2017 | Good News

The Sound Shore Stars is a weekly Special Olympics training program. Comprised of athletes ranging from ages 22-46, the Dream Team trains to be the best they can be. One of these amazing athletes is the brother of one of the student producers of this video, Sara West. Her family has been involved in the Special Olympics for over two decades!

Magic And MJ Went On A Double Date In Monte Carlo

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

Back in 1992, Magic Johnson refused to pose any closer to Michael Jordan than need be during a photo shoot in Barcelona, Spain. The pair were overseas...

Sport and Society for Arete - World Cup

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.06.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It was a remarkable performance. Two goals in five minutes, four goals in sixteen minutes. Five overall in a 5-2 World Cup Victory in front of over 53,000 fans in Vancouver. According to NPR, early reports put the peak U.S. television audience at nearly 23 million viewers.

Talking to Jordan Rudess about HarmonyWiz

Phil Simon | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
Phil Simon

I've talked to Jordan Rudess a few times over the years about his different musical projects. (See one of those interviews here.) Rudess is primari...

Now This Is The Ultimate Bridesmaid Dream Team

The Second City | Posted 08.18.2014 | Weddings
The Second City

You are the bridesmaid pick that everyone was a little bit surprised by, and it's certain that you will fade into oblivion after the wedding.

Every Technical Startup Wishes for This Dream Team

Marty Zwilling | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

In my years of advising startups and occasional investing, I've seen many great ideas start and fail, but the right team always seems to make good thi...

The Dream Team

Lolly Daskal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

He was a retired jockey, an old soul who was deeply passionate about his sport. She was a horse trainer who came to the edge of death, but never let go of her dream. Then there was the horse who brought together the soul of his jockey and the heart of his trainer.

Granik: 'Hall' of a Choice for Springfield

Terry Lyons | Posted 11.06.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

The rightful inclusion and the Hall of Fame's recognition of former NBA Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik is a wonderful message for the many behind-the-scenes contributors to the global game of basketball.

Bringing Us All Together - Part IV

Jonathan Agin | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

From my earliest entree into blogging in my daughter Alexis' journal, I learned quickly that the childhood cancer community was a very disorganized and dis-unified group of entities and individuals who all had the same ultimate goal: a cure.

Movie Review: The Other Dream Team Documentary Highlights Lithuania's Basketball Team

Zorianna Kit | Posted 12.07.2012 | Sports
Zorianna Kit

When Lithuania regained its independence, Sarunas Marciulionis decided to put together a basketball team. Unfortunately the country was bankrupt and funding was an issue. As luck -- or fate -- would have it, The Grateful Dead were big fans of basketball.

Jordan Schultz

Lithuania Basketball Team Helped To Inspire Nation's Freedom And Independence | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

The 1992 Barcelona Olympics introduced the world to Michael Jordan and The Dream Team, arguably basketball's greatest ever assembled team. They were u...

It Really Is All About the Players

David Berri | Posted 10.14.2012 | Sports
David Berri

Before these games, there was a bit of controversy as both Kobe and LeBron thought this current team "could" defeat the original Dream Team. When the games ended, this current edition posted the second largest margin of victory. When we consider that the international competition has improved in the past 20 years, maybe Kobe and LeBron were on to something.

WATCH: Conan vs. The 2032 Dream Team

Posted 08.10.2012 | Comedy

Just because Conan O'Brien and Andy Richter aren't the first names that come to mind when someone says "world-class athletes" doesn't mean they're not...

2012 Olympic Basketball: Team USA Survives Against Powerful Lithuanians

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

LeBron and Kobe Bryant have made it clear that they believe their 2012 team would beat the 1992 Dream Team, but word to the wise: Get through this field before making any other declarations about the single greatest team ever assembled.

This Year's Olympic Team Is Better Than Dream Team

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports
Nicolas B. Aziz

Regardless of their lack of size, or collection of 10+ future hall of famers in their primes, this year's team is better simply based on the increase in competition and ability around the world.

Woulda, Coulda, and the Real Story Behind the Redeem Team

David Berri | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports
David Berri

Rather than attempt to credit the coaching, or system, or team chemistry, I think the evidence strongly suggests the success of the 2008 Redeem Team was mostly about the players who played four years ago.

Dream vs Reality USA Basketball 2012

Sharief Easterling | Posted 09.29.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

People were outraged when Kobe Bryant said his 2012 roster could beat 1992's Dream Team but quite frankly he's right!

Olympics and Food and Art

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 09.19.2012 | Home
Cheryl Carlesimo

As London prepares for the arrival of these millions of visitors, I asked several English friends what they would serve this summer if they were hosting an Olympic party in their London flat or home.

'84 to '92: Memories From Inside the Dream Team

Terry Lyons | Posted 09.18.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Whether it was those early days in '84, the challenge of the '88 Games or the pinnacle in 1992, I was very proud to have "USA" on my polo shirt and honored to have played a small part in bringing the NBA players to the 1992 Barcelona Olympics medal ceremony.

Jacob Soboroff

LIVE DISCUSSION: Kobe's Beef: Team USA 2012 Better Than Dream Team? | Jacob Soboroff | Posted 07.10.2012 | Sports

The 2012 US Olympic basketball roster has been set, Blake Griffin is already throwing down ridiculous dunks in practice, and some are saying it's the ...

Oral History Of The Dream Team

GQ | Posted 06.13.2012 | Sports

It was always a silly rule. According to international basketball guidelines in place for decades, professionals from leagues all over the world could...

The Dream Team vs. The Olympic Dream: A Legacy of Triumph or Tragedy?

Steve Malkenson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports
Steve Malkenson

I'd much prefer to see the U.S. win an occasional gold meal with true amateurs rather than dominate with the best athletes money can buy.

The Myth of the Dream Team: Where Have You Gone Oscar Robertson?

Mark Axelrod | Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports
Mark Axelrod

I don't mean to disparage the '92 Dream Team, but you've got to think about it. What kind of point differential would there have been in 1960 if NBA players were allowed to compete and that Olympic team started Robertson, Cousy, Baylor, Chamberlain and Russell?

Larry Bird And Magic Johnson Talk About Johnson's HIV Announcement

Posted 04.12.2012 | TV

When Magic Johnson held a press conference announcing that he was HIV-positive in 1991, popular perception was that this was essentially a death sente...

There's Something Weird About Newt's Dream Team

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar & Ross Luippold | Posted 02.14.2012 | Comedy

In preparation for the Conservative Political Action Conference, Newt Gingrich announced his "Dream Team" of supporters Friday afternoon, and the line...