U.S. Women Win Third Olympic Softball Title

Lisa Fernandez of the U.S. Olympic softball team pitches to Australia in Athens, Aug. 23, 2004.

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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