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Diana Taurasi: Fighting for respect

Updated: July 20, 2012, 4:43 PM ET
Associated Press

ISTANBUL -- Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's basketball team feel a little overlooked.

They've been on one of the most dominant runs in Olympic history, winning four straight gold medals -- the most in a traditional women's team sport -- and 33 consecutive games. They are favored to win their fifth consecutive gold at the London Games.

Yet they feel unappreciated instead of celebrated.

"I think it's funny," Taurasi said. "We're a team that's won four gold medals in a ...

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