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2012 Olympics

Boxing: Mich. teen Claressa Shields a bright spot for awful US team

LONDON - Claressa Shields ducked one punch, deftly leaned away from another and stuck her tongue out at her Russian opponent. Just an American teenager having a little fun.

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A golden opportunity at redemption for US

A golden opportunity at redemption for US

Abby Wambach, scoring in last year's World Cup final against Japan, says she's "been hoping" for a rematch.

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A golden opportunity at redemption for US

A golden opportunity at redemption for US

LONDON - It's not just about the gold medal. It's about redemption.

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Olympics on TV

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Beach volleyball: Gold medal match today an all-American affair

LONDON - In their first Olympics, April Ross and Jennifer Kessy will play for the gold medal in an all-American beach volleyball final.

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Seen & heard at the London Olympics: Day 11

Women's basketball

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Track and field: Makhloufi gets break, wins gold

Track and field: Makhloufi gets break, wins gold

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi won the 1,500 ahead of Leonel Manzano, left, of the United States who took silver and became the first American since 1968 to medal in that event.

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Track and field: Makhloufi gets break, wins gold

Track and field: Makhloufi gets break, wins gold

LONDON - First they told him to leave. Then they invited him back. Next they'll give him the gold.

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Swimming: Phelps shows he hasn't lost the golden touch

Swimming: Phelps shows he hasn't lost the golden touch

Michael Phelps, left, and Ryan Lochte fly off the starting blocks to begin their showdown in the 200-meter individual medley. For Phelps, it was the first individual victory in London.

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Title catapults Douglas into history books

Title catapults Douglas into history books

The top balance beam score helped Gabby Douglas become the first African-American all-around winner.

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Gymnastics: Title catapults Gabrielle Douglas into history books

Gymnastics: Title catapults Gabrielle Douglas into history books

LONDON - Gymnastics coach Liang Chow didn't quite know what to make of Gabby Douglas when she decided to move halfway across the country 20 months ago to train at his gym.

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Seen & heard at the London Olympics: Day 6

Basketball

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Olympics on TV

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Swimming: Phelps shows he hasn't lost the golden touch

Swimming: Phelps shows he hasn't lost the golden touch

LONDON - Michael Phelps spent the day thinking about all the things he's doing for the final time at the pool. It turns out that included one last win over Ryan Lochte.

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Women's judo: Harrison's gold a first for America

Women's judo: Harrison's gold a first for America

Kayla Harrison, in white, overcame sexual abuse by a former coach to win gold in judo.

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Women's judo: Harrison's gold a first for America

Women's judo: Harrison's gold a first for America

LONDON - Kayla Harrison took her spot atop the medal stand, determined not to cry during the national anthem.

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Women's basketball: Second string leads US to another easy victory

Women's basketball: Second string leads US to another easy victory

Team USA's Diana Taurasi, who plays for the Phoenix Mercuty, scores two of her seven points against Turkey.

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Women's basketball: Second string leads US to another easy victory

Women's basketball: Second string leads US to another easy victory

LONDON - Geno Auriemma attributes the U.S. women's basketball team's success over the past four Olympics to one simple thing: depth.

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Men's gymnastics: US's Leyva wins all-around bronze

LONDON - The Olympic gold medal had been draped over Kohei Uchimura's neck for all of a minute when Danell Leyva leaned over and asked the man who is arguably the greatest male gymnast of all-time if he planned on being in Rio de Janeiro in four years.

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Olympics on TV

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