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McCoughtry leads fourth-quarter surge for U.S.

A handful of journalists were on hand to watch the U.S. women's basketball team win its Olympic opener against Croatia. It was an obvious contrast to the crammed news conference the previous day for the U.S. men's team, where reporters scurried toward Kobe Bryant and LeBron James before packing into a dense semi-circle seven or eight people deep. "This is more physical than our games," Bryant quipped as media members pushed and shoved one another. "I've seen at least two flagrant fouls." Not only is the women's team up against Croatia, the Czech Republic, etc. There's overwhelming competition from that other U.S. team. The women beat Croatia...

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