Ward and Dirrell are only Americans left
ATHENS, Greece -- Just when all seemed lost for the U.S. boxing team, Andre Ward remembered what his late father said about big fights and bigger fighters.
It was a lesson some of his teammates apparently never learned.
"My father always told me that in big fights you have to rise to the occasion," Ward said. "That's what great fighters do."
Ward did just that Tuesday night, saving the U.S. boxing team
from its most embarrassing Olympics ever by upsetting two-time
world champion ...
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