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Olympic notes

Empty baskets on both sides

By John Powers
Globe Staff / September 26, 2006

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While it didn't produce as much hand-wringing as did the men's shortfall in Japan earlier this month, the US women's basketball team's semifinal loss last week at the World Championships in Brazil was far more startling. The men, after all, had been sixth in 2002 and third at the Olympics. The women not only hadn't been beaten at the global ... (Full article: 1364 words)

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