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Sunday semi with Australia awaits U.S. women

Updated: August 20, 2004, 10:14 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- On a chilly day last October, the U.S. softball team met its match and took a beating like never before -- or since. There was no "mercy rule" to save them.

The Navy SEALS don't believe in one.

To prepare for the Olympics, the Americans trained with the elite unit in San Diego, running their obstacle courses and enduring tests of mind and body. They learned teamwork and a new motto: So what.

On Friday, after posting their seventh straight shutout, 3-0 over Taiwan ...

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