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ASN Morning Read: Let the Post Mortem Begin

The United State women's national team goes down to Sweden in the quarterfinal of the Olympic tournament, and that's just not very good now is it?; many Americans watch EPL action from the bench.
BY Noah Davis Posted
August 15, 2016
4:00 AM
  • Playing the Blame Game: Why the U.S. Failed in Rio

  • "The U.S. is a team in transition, playing in a sport in transition, and Friday’s loss made clear the program’s difficulties in remaining atop the world of women’s soccer."

  • "In Friday’s loss to Sweden, the U.S. women’s national team’s Christen Press missed a crucial penalty kick. She didn’t lose the game by herself by any means, but it’s a tough burden she will have to carry. A kind person on Twitter — they exist! — came up with a perfect way to cheer up Press. Since Press loves dogs, why not share pictures of dogs with her?"

  • Oh Hope.

  • "It's O.K. to be a coward if you win."

  • Nice view, though:

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