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Scurry: I changed everything

Updated: August 27, 2004, 11:57 AM ET
By Carrie Sheinberg | Special to ESPN.com

ATHENS, Greece -- Briana Scurry, the gold-medal winning goalkeeper for the U.S. women's soccer team in Atlanta and the literal and figurative backstop for perhaps the most successful soccer team in history, tonight made her most important save: herself.

Only five years ago, Scurry was in trouble. And Thursday night's gold-medal victory against Brazil in overtime means that her redemption is complete. It has been a long time coming.

In 1999, Scurry says she got "caught up in" ...

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