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The current USA U-16 national team may be as dominant as the Dream Team

Here is the U16 finalists dunking around after practice. Video features Seventh Woods, Josh Jackson, Malik Monk, and Terrance Ferguson.

16 under Team USA rolled to a 130-31 opening victory in the FIBA Americas Championship  on Tuesday against Mexico.

99 points is the largest margin of victory than the original Dream Team or any U.S. senior national team has ever.


Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-earning athlete in American sports for the second straight year.
The boxer is projected to make $90 million in 2013 according to Sports Illustrated’s annual list released Wednesday. Miami Heat star LeBron James is a distant second at $56.5 million.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees vaults into the rankings at No. 3 at $47.8 million thanks to a new contract signed before last season. Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers is fourth at just under $47 million.
Tiger Woods is fifth with $40.8 million, his lowest spot since SI started the list in 2004. He was No. 1 through 2011.
The top 50 include 25 baseball players, 13 basketball players and eight football players, with no female athletes for the fifth consecutive year.
The estimates combine salary, winnings and endorsements. Checkout top 10 list of earning athletes after the jump. Read More

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