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Rampone's brilliant balancing act

The U.S. women's captain thrives on family and team leadership

Updated: July 22, 2012, 2:35 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

As Christie Rampone picked up the phone, it was clear that she was being pulled in a million different directions. Her departure for the London Olympics with her teammates on the U.S. women's national team was just a few days away. There was packing to be done and media commitments to attend to, and oh by the way, she had promised her daughters Rylie, 6, and Reece, 2, that she would take them to the beach.

But the U.S. defender wasn't the least bit flustered by the seemingly hectic ...

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