[ooyala code=”w2cnNtNTqbzPTPxkrCRODH3gO_NQSbs-“] The XXX Olympics are now a wrap and the USA Men’s Basketball men walked away with the Gold medal that everyone expected them to get. So does this now squash the debate about them being better than the ’92 Dream Team? Of course not. Watch the next episode of Sports Stoop as the […]

In Spike Lee’s latest movie Red Hook Summer, the veteran director and longtime Knicks fan devotes some screen time to celebrate Carmelo Anthony’s roots in The Red Hook projects of Brooklyn and to his tenure in the blue and orange. So during our interview TheUrbanDaily asked Spike about the future of his team post-Linsanity, his […]

Kevin Durant was not going away empty handed this time. Thanks to a record-setting 3-point shooting performance from Durantula, the Men’s USA Basketball team earned their fifth Olympic Gold medal. Team USA escaped with a 107 to 100 win over Spain in rematch of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Durant scored 30 points and was 5 […]

In a violation of several Man Laws, Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum sucker punched a Spanish opponent during an Olympic basketball game. Batum’s French squad, which included The Spurs Tony Parker, couldn’t hit a basket down the stretch and the frustrated player decided to focus on ball handling. Literally. Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook to […]


Team USA Basketball advanced to the semifinals of the London Games with a 119-86 victory over Australia. Kobe Bryant dropped six consecutive three-pointers in the second half to seal the victory after a close third quarter. LeBron James notched his first Olympic triple-double with 11 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists. “Somebody made him mad. […]

The 2012 USA gymnastics team (Gabby Douglas, Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross) snagged their first gold medal in the London Olympic games, yesterday. They are only the second US gymnastics team ever to do so! Kerri Strug led the US gymnastics team to gold glory in 1996 after sticking her landing […]

With the Olympics rapidly approaching, the United States basketball team has finally been revealed after a long process of elimination. The final roster features a mix of players who will be playing in their first Olympics with others who have already won their Olympic gold medals. Making their returns will be players like Carmelo Anthony, […]

Talented. Sexy. Gorgeous.  Idris Elba seems to be everywhere, and now he’s using his popularity to promote the 2012 Summer Olympics, which will be held in his hometown of London . In the video below, Elba takes viewers along for a trip down memory lane by visiting his primary school (that’s elementary school for us […]