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El Salvador’s late goal ends U.S. Olympic hopes

March 27th, 2012

Jaime Alas scored in stoppage time and El Salvador ousted the United
States from Olympic qualifying Monday night with a 3-3 tie.

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Patrick Chan figures to repeat at Worlds

March 27th, 2012

The way Patrick Chan has been steamrolling the competition, he's
expected this week to became the first man to repeat as world figure
skating champion in six years.

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Modest Davis and White happy to share

March 27th, 2012

World ice dance champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White share
the same coaches as their closest rivals, Olympic gold medalists Tessa
Virtue and Scott Moir.

Universal Sports

Tweet of the Week winner: Brendan Hansen gives directions, Counting Crows-style

March 27th, 2012

When asked for directions, some people see it as their obligation to
simply convey the information as clearly as possible. Others (Brendan
Hansen, for example) see it as an opportunity for humor.

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Top Team USA Moment: Bob Beamon proves in Mexico City that man can fly

March 26th, 2012

Regardless of the fact that his Mexico City long jump world record has
since been surpassed by fellow American Mike Powell, the phrase
'Beamon-esque' is still very much part of a track fan's vocabulary to
describe Bob Beamon's astonishing leap.

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Top Team USA Moment: U.S. ends Cuba’s baseball dominance in Sydney

March 26th, 2012

Cuba had won the 1992 and 1996 Olympic baseball gold medals with perfect 9-0 records each time. But in Sydney, the U.S. put an end to that dominant run, thanks in large part to the heroics of minor-leaguer Ben Sheets.

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Canada upsets U.S. 2-0 in Olympic qualifying

March 25th, 2012

Doneil Henry and Lucas Cavallini each scored goals as Canada beat the
United States 2-0 Saturday night for its first win over the Americans
since 1992 in the CONCACAF men's Olympic qualifying tournament.

Universal Sports

Vote for Tweet of the Week: Lolo Jones vs. Brendan Hansen vs. Garrett Weber-Gale

March 23rd, 2012

Three competing tweets have been nominated, and your vote will decide
the winner. Check out the nominated tweets and vote for your favorite in
the poll here:

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El Salvador, Canada tie 0-0 in Olympic qualifying

March 23rd, 2012

El Salvador missed several scoring chances Thursday night, opening
CONCACAF Olympic qualifying in Group A with a 0-0 tie against Canada.

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Corona scores 3 goals as U.S. downs Cuba 6-0

March 23rd, 2012

Joe Corona scored three goals and the United States beat Cuba 6-0
Thursday night in the Americans' opening game of the CONCACAF Olympic
qualifying tournament.

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