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WNBA honors U.S. female Olympians

Updated: September 10, 2012, 7:15 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The United States' female Olympians have been honored by WNBA with its Inspiration Award.

The women, who won 58 of the Americans' 104 medals at the London Games, were celebrated at the league's Inspiring Women Luncheon on Monday as WNBA president Laurel Richie praised them for their accomplishments.

"You have captured the nation through your passion, dedication and hard work, and I suspect quite the bit of sacrifice," Richie said. "You are an inspiration to the next generation ...

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