Former Griff Isaac Sosa to Play for Puerto Rico in 2014 FIBA World Cup

Former Canisius men’s basketball player Isaac Sosa will play for Team Puerto Rico in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, which is scheduled to be held Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain. The tournament, which was previously known as FIBA World Championships, features 24 teams split into four groups of six. The winner of the 2014 FIBA World Cup will earn an automatic berth into the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…

The injury to Paul George leaves roster uncertainty for Team USA

The injury to Paul George leaves roster uncertainty for Team USA

That leaves the two wing positions — the off-guard spot that most likely belongs to James Harden and small forward. George not being available truncates the wingspan of this team, a front-court that was already void of several All-Stars after Kevin Love, Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge all dropped out…

Soccer Splinters | July 12, 2010

I know it’s already been said, but Spain’s Xavi is the best soccer player we’ve (the soccer-apathetic North Americans) never paid attention to. He flies under the American fans’ radar because he’s more known for setting up goals than scoring them. I can’t recall the exact stat at this time, but the World Cup telecast for the final said that Xavi had set up 25 shots on goal, eight more than any other player.