The most-decorated Olympian of all time simply hates to lose, but finishing second in Rio brought a grin, not a scowl.
Michael Phelps came to Brazil in search of a feeling as much as another pile of Olympic medals to add to a collection that was already the largest in the history of the games.
Centrowitz, who grew up in Arnold, finished in 3:50.00 to beat Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi by 0.11 seconds.
The undefeated Americans rode a rugged defensive effort and 22 points from Klay Thompson to beat Spain 82-76 and earn a place in Sunday afternoon's Olympic final in men's basketball.
Matthew Centrowitz is no longer the eager first-time Olympian who yearned to soak up every sight and sound at the 2012 Games in London. He came here with a clear mission to improve on his fourth-place finish in the 1,500-meter final four years ago. And he's treated each workout and preliminary...
Olympian has become more focused on his efforts and less on winning and losing. He will compete Sunday in Rio.
Matthew Centrowitz finished third in his semifinal heat Thursday to earn a spot in Saturday night’s Olympic 1,500-meter final.
When Carmelo Anthony was a young boy, sharpening his shot and dribble on the playgrounds of West Baltimore, he never once fathomed a day when he'd own a pile of Olympic medals.