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Extreme measures for the US

Winter program prospering from investment in X factors

By John Powers
Globe Staff / February 12, 2010

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How bad was it for the Americans in 1988, the last time the Winter Games were held in Canada? The US Olympic Committee had to bring in George Steinbrenner as its problem solver. “You can bet that I’ll look at it tough,’’ declared the New York Yankees owner after he was named to chair a special ... (Full article: 1407 words)

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