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Perfection not the goal for Team USA

Updated: September 5, 2010, 10:34 PM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

ISTANBUL -- Against Angola, the only thing Team USA has to fear is … traffic.

That, and the pursuit of perfection.

The first problem can be solved by the Americans leaving extra early from their hotel on the eastern side of this bustling metropolis, where rush-hour traffic can turn what would ordinarily be a 30-minute ride into a two-hour crawl.

The second problem can be solved with lowered expectations, looser attitudes and a general understanding that focusing ...

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