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Oracle picks up America's Cup win

Updated: September 14, 2013, 6:02 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Emirates Team New Zealand nearly capsized in Race 8 of the America's Cup, allowing defending champion Oracle Team USA to sail away to a 52-second victory Saturday on windy San Francisco Bay.

In the most heart-stopping moment of the regatta, the Kiwis' 131-foot wing sail didn't pop to the correct side, apparently because of a lack of pressure in the hydraulic system, as the crew tried to tack on the American boat.

The 72-foot catamaran began to tip over, with its ...

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