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Monday, June 28, 2010

All due respect, those-in-charge at ESPN.com, but it's June 28th and you've still got the U-18 story from June 25th up. Lindsay has written other pieces on the tourney. Why aren't they on the front page? (Or linked on her original article.)

If you want people to come to the .com site, you need to get new content up in a timely manner, even if you have to borrow it from Hoopgurlz: Gold medal is step in Team USA's plan
At the conclusion of the U18 FIBA Americas Championship gold medal game Sunday night between the U.S. and Brazil -- another cakewalk win for the Americans -- the U.S. team rose and politely applauded its 81-38 victory.

There was no big celebration, no whooping and hollering. After all, it ended just like everyone expected. In this hemisphere, the U.S. is first and Brazil a distant second.

"As a team, we made it our goal to win the gold," Chiney Ogwumike said. "This was just us achieving another goal."