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U.S. Women Win Third Olympic Softball Title

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U.S. Women Win Third Olympic Softball Title

U.S. Women Win Third Olympic Softball Title

U.S. Women Win Third Olympic Softball Title

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Lisa Fernandez of the U.S. Olympic softball team pitches during their gold medal game against Australia in Athens, Aug. 23, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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The U.S. women's softball team defeats Australia, 5-1, capping a dominant, nearly perfect run through the Athens Olympics with a gold medal. It's the third consecutive Olympic softball title for the undefeated Americans. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.

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