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What They're Saying
July 18th, 2008 11:30AM



"I want to thank all the fans, the doctors, the players on the team and Tasha Kai for scoring the winning goal. Obviously, it's devastating, but above everything else, I'm only one player, and you can never win a championship with just one player. I have the utmost confidence in this team bringing home the gold."

-- Abby Wambach, the USA's leading scorer, who will miss the Olympics after suffering a broken leg Wednesday during the USA's 1-0 friendly win over Brazil. Wambach has been replaced on the Olympic roster by 20-year-old forward Lauren Cheney, an Indiana product who has 12 U.S. caps and three goals. Cheney has scored 42 goals in her first two seasons at UCLA. (AP)

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