U.S. on top in Women's World Cup Group C
After loss to U.S., wacky excuses from North Korea
Women's World Cup: Second-half goals from Lauren Cheney (on a gorgeous cross from Abby Wambach) and Rachel Buehler put the U.S. up 2-0 over North Korea. Sweden beat Columbia 1-0. The win puts the U.S. at the top of Group C.
Side note: The North Korean women's soccer coach, Kim Kwang-min, offered a simple explanation for its loss to the U.S. on Tuesday: a lightning strike during a practice June 8. Yessss! Apparently much of the team -- "more than five" players -- was affected and ...
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