U.S. weathers Brazilian storm to land gold
August 21, 2008
By Lindsey Dolich
Late Thursday evening in Beijing's Workers' Stadium, the gold-medal match saw nothing short of a MMA cage fight, with four yellow cards split equally between two sides, bloody noses and mud-soaked uniforms. But the U.S. defense harnessed a wild Brazilian team to ride out an extra-time goal in the ...