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Rampone opts to delay retirement

Updated: September 19, 2012, 1:25 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne

DENVER -- Christie Rampone isn't going anywhere just yet.

The 37-year-old captain of the United States women's national soccer team said Tuesday that she has decided to play at least one more season, ending speculation that she would retire after the U.S. won a gold medal at this summer's London Olympics.

It would've been a golden finish to a superlative career. But after taking a few weeks to think about it, Rampone realized she just wasn't finished.

"After the Olympics, ...

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