U.S. Wins Second Straight Olympic Gold Medal

The U.S. men’s basketball team defeated Spain 107-100 in the gold-medal game to repeat as Olympic champions.

Federer Ties Sampras’ Wimbledon Record With Victory

Roger Federer defeats Andy Murray in four sets for his seventh Wimbledon title, tying Pete Sampras’ record.

Lakers Acquire Steve Nash

The Lakers have acquired All-Star Steve Nash in a sign-and-trade with the Suns.

Ex-Penn St. assistant Sandusky convicted of abuse

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting 10 boys over 15 years, accusations that shattered the Happy Valley image of Penn State football and led to the firing of Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno.

Sandusky, a 68-year-old retired defensive coach who was once Paterno’s heir apparent, was found guilty of 45 of 48 counts.

via News from The Associated Press.

 

Miami Heat Win NBA Championship

The Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 for their second NBA championship.

Roger Clemens Acquitted On All Charges

Roger Clemens was acquitted on all charges, after a jury finds he didn’t lie to Congress about his use of steroids and HGH.

Earnhardt Jr. Ends Long Win Drought

Dale Earnhardt Jr. ends a 143-race drought by winning the Michigan 400 on Sunday. His non-winning streak spanned four years.