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U.S. watches Brazil celebrate again

Americans have seen this sight before, having lost before in the gold-medal match

Updated: August 11, 2012, 7:43 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Lindsey Berg, Logan Tom and three of the other members of the U.S. women's volleyball team knew the drill all too well.

Four years ago, the five of them stood in the exact same spot, politely grinning and bowing and accepting their silver medals after losing to Brazil in the gold-medal final of the Olympic women's volleyball tournament. But that didn't make this any easier. Again they had come up short. Again they had lost to Brazil. And again the score was 3-1.

Though ...

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