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.
I’m a child of the original Dream Team and before that, the 1984 U.S. team with younger versions of Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing and Chris Mullin. So, after a week-plus of covering swimming, I was eager for my first live experience with USA Basketball in the Olympics.
When Michael Phelps opened the door to his hotel room in the wee hours of Sunday morning, he did the worst thing possible to his slumbering fiancee, Nicole Johnson. He picked up their 3-month-old son, Boomer, and woke him with a hug. The Baltimore native just had to do it after spending so much...