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The Rio Olympics Seen Through the Lens of College Sports

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 08:23 AM PDT

Rivals In Rio Full Leaderboard 2016

Rivals In Rio Full Leaderboard 2016

A full medal look at the Rio Olympics seen through the lens of college sports.

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016 at 09:16 AM PDT

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

Michigan-Ohio State. Auburn-Alabama. USC-UCLA. To sports fans from these schools, the mention of the rivalry gets the blood boiling. And the hatred extends beyond football. This summer, it will extend all the...

Sunday, Aug 14, 2016 at 05:26 AM PDT

Day 8: Oregon's Rupp vs. Wisconsin's Ahmed

Day 8: Oregon's Rupp vs. Wisconsin's Ahmed

American Galen Rupp, of the University of Oregon, and Canadian and University of Wisconsin star Mohammed Ahmed were among the runners lined up Saturday night for the men’s 10,000 meters final in Rio. When...

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 02:13 PM PDT

Day 7: US vs. Canada Echoes UConn's Dominance

Day 7: US vs. Canada Echoes UConn's Dominance

There is a natural starting point when it comes to examining the roots of the United States' women's basketball team's dominance in international competition. It is Storrs, Connecticut. Over the years, much of...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 08:00 PM PDT

Day 6: Stanford-Cal Matchup Goes to Stanford's Manuel

Day 6: Stanford-Cal Matchup Goes to Stanford's Manuel

One hundred meters is not an especially long distance to traverse. It is just about the length of a football field—or, to further distill it, 328.0839895 feet. Essentially, it is the shortest of strolls,...

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 05:19 PM PDT

Day 5: Utah's Bogut vs. Kentucky's Cousins

Day 5: Utah's Bogut vs. Kentucky's Cousins

Call it a bit of a role reversal. Andrew Bogut had the stats. DeMarcus Cousins left with the win. The United States' 98-88 win over Australia in men’s basketball on Wednesday night marked an international...

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 06:57 AM PDT

Day 4: Ledecky Eyes Gold While Franklin Watches

Day 4: Ledecky Eyes Gold While Franklin Watches

Missy Franklin found herself in an unenviable place Monday night: Watching Katie Ledecky take center stage. Ledecky qualified for Tuesday night's women's 200-meter freestyle final but Franklin failed to earn a...

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 11:02 AM PDT

Day 3: Cal's Baker vs. USC's Hosszú

Day 3: Cal's Baker vs. USC's Hosszú

The rivalry between the University of Southern California and University of California will be on display on Monday somewhere far from the West Coast: The Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ka...

Sunday, Aug 7, 2016 at 07:53 PM PDT

Day 2: Indiana's Miller Outduels Arizona's Cordes

Day 2: Indiana's Miller Outduels Arizona's Cordes

Kevin Cordes and Cody Miller found themselves in a familar position Sunday night: facing off in a high-stakes swim meet. When it was over, Indiana University alumnus Miller had a bronze medal in the 100-meter...

Sunday, Aug 7, 2016 at 12:25 AM PDT

Day 1: Stanford's DiRado Tops Florida's Beisel

Day 1: Stanford's DiRado Tops Florida's Beisel

One word came to Maya DiRado's mind. And she repeated it, again and again "It's unbelievable," DiRado told NBC Sports after she finished the 400-meter individual medley with a silver medal. "That was an...

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Rivals in Rio follows the athletes throughout the games in Rio viewed from a college sports perspective. See how your college ranks and read about daily rivalries right here.

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