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U.S. faces tough road from Mexico to London

Tough road to Olympics for USA Handball

Originally Published: October 17, 2011
By Dana Beck | Special to espnW

Handball. It's called the most American sport that Americans don't play. Fast-paced, high-scoring and woefully underrated in the U.S., handball combines elements of basketball, soccer, water polo and lacrosse, and is played on an indoor court with six players plus a goalie on each side. Jam-packed with running, jumping, throwing, aggressive defense and full-body contact, handball embodies everything American sports fans love. While 39 million people in 159 nations play the sport, most Americans ...

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