U.S. men's team falls short of medal
ATHENS, Greece -- For the second time in these Olympics, an American men's fencing team fell just short of a medal. And, once again, a close call at the end went against them.
After upsetting Germany in the quarterfinals, the United States lost to China in the semifinals then to Russia in the bronze-medal bout.
Italy won the gold medal, fending off a late run by China to win 45-42.
In their medal match, the Americans were tied at 35, then
trailed 41-38 when Dan Kellner and Youri ...
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