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USA men bounce back in a huge way with 3-1 victory over Brazil

Late night in Rio was just what the USA needed. The Americans, who opened the men’s Olympic volleyball tournament with losses to Canada and Italy,...

Dalhausser/Lucena come up big, Fendrick/Sweat eliminated

Spoiler alert: If you haven't seen the Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena (USA) vs. Paolo Nicolai/Daniele Lupo (Italy) match, head over to NBCOlympics.com and check it out. It's...

Gibb/Patterson eliminated, Walsh Jennings/Ross advance, big matches ahead Thursday

Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson, the sixth seed, are out of Olympic-medal contention after losing Wednesday. Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross had to really...

USA men fall to Italy and into precariously deep hole

Moments after the match ended and the handshakes were done, USA coach John Speraw took a seat, leaned his head back, closed his eyes...

Upsets rule in men’s Olympic beach

There was something in the air in Rio on Monday and it smelled like upsets on the men's side of the beach Olympic volleyball....

Sweep, eh: Canada deals USA opening-match defeat

When he told VolleyballMag.com repeatedly before the Rio Olympics that the USA’s first match against Canada was tougher than most people realized, John Speraw wasn’t...

Tough road for USA as men’s volleyball begins Sunday

The men’s side of the 2016 Olympic volleyball begins Sunday with what appears  on paper to show two balanced pools. In Pool A is world...

Depth, fierce competition in men’s beach tournament

The men's Olympic beach field in Rio is the most stacked in history. This year alone, 13 different teams won gold medals on the...

USA men need to bounce back in Rio

This isn’t basketball, but the USA men’s Olympic volleyball team — with eight of the 12 players first-time Olympians — is right out of...

Dalhausser/Lucena: ” … They can win it all.”

Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena finished third in Olympics beach volleyball qualification. To the casual observer in America's win-or-it-doesn't-count mindset, that might not mean...

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