Mendoza leads players in 'united' statement to IOC
BEIJING -- When U.S. softball player Jessica Mendoza woke up Thursday morning, she had more on her mind than that evening's gold-medal game against Japan. She was thinking about the future of her sport.
"No one on the team wanted to talk about it and I was getting frustrated," Mendoza said from her Beijing hotel room Thursday night. "I wanted to talk about it. I wanted to do something with the other teams to make a statement."
Mendoza had been thinking about a ...
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