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U.S. wins World Cup of Softball

Updated: July 26, 2011, 11:03 AM ET
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The United States' new era of softball stars now have a title of their own.

Replacing the Olympians of America's past, Taylor Hoagland hit a two-run home run, Valerie Arioto and Megan Langenfeld had RBI singles and the U.S. beat rival Japan 6-4 Monday night to win its fifth straight World Cup of Softball championship.

Jordan Taylor (1-0) retired the first eight batters she faced and carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning, never letting the Americans fall behind ...

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