Latvia ousts U.S. men
LONDON -- Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal left Beijing with a fifth-place finish and a good feeling about how they performed in their first Olympic beach volleyball tournament.
When they were eliminated from the London Games on Monday night, they didn't have the consolation of exceeding their expectations.
"It's 100 times worse," Gibb said after the Americans squandered a victory in the first set to lose 19-21, 21-18, 15-11 to Latvia in the Olympic quarterfinals and match their 2008 finish. ...
Read full story