U.S. Women Win Third Olympic Softball Title 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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U.S. Women Win Third Olympic Softball Title

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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.

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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