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After daughter's birth, Besler helps US rout St Vincent 6-0

After daughter's birth, Besler helps US rout St Vincent 6-0

Matt Besler received back to the U.S. team hotel after training on the eve of the United States' World Cup qualifier at St. Vincent & the Grenadines when his cellphone came to life.

''I had a message from my wife just saying, call me ASAP, & I had that feeling that something was happening,'' he said.

Back in Kansas City, Kansas, Amanda Besler felt her water break & went into labor two weeks early. On a Caribbean island, there was no way Matt Besler could return home quickly for the arrival of his first child.

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With Dempsey out, US counting on Bobby Wood to keep scoring

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Between his surprising summer with the U.S. men's national team last year & his dazzling Bundesliga debut with Hamburg last week, it's been an impressive 14-month stretch for forward Bobby Wood.

It might just be the beginning, too.

With Clint Dempsey sidelined because of an irregular heartbeat, U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is counting on the 23-year-old Wood to continue his rise.

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US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.

The players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio & criticisms they lacked the usual huge names & bigger wins.

''I know there was kind of a lot of buzz around us not playing well a couple of games, two, three games in the early round,'' Carmelo Anthony said, ''but the way that we locked in & the way that we focused in to be able to have this gold medal around our necks was special.''

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US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.

The players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio & criticisms they lacked the usual huge names & bigger wins.

''I know there was kind of a lot of buzz around us not playing well a couple of games, two, three games in the early round,'' Carmelo Anthony said, ''but the way that we locked in & the way that we focused in to be able to have this gold medal around our necks was special.''

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US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.

The players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio & criticisms they lacked the usual huge names & bigger wins.

''I know there was kind of a lot of buzz around us not playing well a couple of games, two, three games in the early round,'' Carmelo Anthony said, ''but the way that we locked in & the way that we focused in to be able to have this gold medal around our necks was special.''

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US beats Spain 82-76 in men's basketball, will play for gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Gone was the all-offense, all-action play that turned the last two gold-medal games into classics.

To obtain by Spain again, the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team would have to win ugly, so unusual it's practically un-American.

''It was just a real different game today,'' coach Mike Krzyzewski said.

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US beats Spain 82-76 in men's basketball, will play for gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Gone was the all-offense, all-action play that turned the last two gold-medal games into classics.

To obtain by Spain again, the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team would have to win ugly, so unusual it's practically un-American.

''It was just a real different game today,'' coach Mike Krzyzewski said.

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US beats Spain 82-76 in men's basketball, will play for gold

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US beats Spain 82-76 in men's basketball, will play for gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Gone was the all-offense, all-action play that turned the last two gold-medal games into classics.

To obtain by Spain again, the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team would have to win ugly, so unusual it's practically un-American.

''It was just a real different game today,'' coach Mike Krzyzewski said.

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US beats Spain 82-76 in men's basketball, will play for gold

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