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Team USA has outscored foes 24-0 in Games

Updated: August 18, 2004, 7:56 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Nada. Nothing. Or in Greek, tipota. It's a word the U.S. softball team keeps repeating.

"We don't like to give up runs," Lisa Fernandez said. "If someone's going to score a run, they're going to have to earn it."

Showing extraordinary depth and a killer instinct, the Americans posted their fifth shutout in five games, rolling to a 7-0 victory over Canada on Wednesday in a game called after five innings by the "mercy rule."

So far, this tournament has been truly ...

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