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Can America reclaim the America's Cup?

Updated: April 17, 2007, 7:46 PM ET
By Gary Jobson | Special to ESPN.com

Similar to the mission of the yacht America in 1851, one American boat is up against a field of 11 other teams from nine countries in a battle to win the America's Cup. The United States was dominant for 141 years, winning 28 out of 29 matches, but not any more. The U.S. has not reached the Cup final since 1995.

This year, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is mounting a challenge and spending more money than anyone in the history of the Cup; that says a lot since former winners include JP ...

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