U.S. completes emotional ride to grab volleyball gold
BEIJING -- As the crowd roared and his team exulted in its gold medals, the coach of the U.S. men's volleyball team buried his head in his hands and walked off the court. He had gone from the lowest low to the highest high, and it was all too much.
Hugh McCutcheon needed to be alone.
Just two weeks ago, at the start of the Olympics, his
father-in-law had been stabbed to death in Beijing. He stepped away
from his job to take care of his family. But his team, stirred ...
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