Hungary routs U.S. in water polo

Updated: August 6, 2012, 5:57 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- After a quick start at the Olympics, the U.S. men's water polo team is slowing down at the wrong time.

Norbert Hosnyanszky scored three times and defending champion Hungary beat the U.S. 11-6 to close out the preliminary stage. The defeat -- the Americans' second straight in London -- exposed a simple problem that has turned urgent for the U.S. with a quarterfinal matchup against undefeated Croatia looming on Wednesday.

"Look, it's defense, that's it," captain Tony Azevedo ...

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