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Testing Team USA's solid foundation

Player injuries, lawsuit against Auriemma could test Games' overwhelming favorite

Updated: June 13, 2012, 2:31 AM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW

The U.S. women's basketball team is just "supposed" to win the Olympic gold medal. It's not hoped for; it's expected. With an enormous hoops-playing population and the college system, Americans have by far the biggest top-level talent pool.

Fair or not, that's the viewpoint many have: It's the Americans' gold to lose, and it would take a lot for them to lose it.

But there are some things that might be shaking Team USA's solid foundation a bit. One is current and lingering ...

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