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2012 London Olympics: U.S. Has Memorable Day Thanks To Women's Soccer and Matt Emmons

On Monday at the 2012 London Games, the United States was involved in one of the greatest Olympic moments in recent memory.

It was authored on the soccer pitch, where the American Women's squad rallied from three separate one-goal deficits to move past Canada 4-3 in extra time. Megan Repinoe scored twice and Abby Wambach scored once to level the score, before the game-winner was put home in the 122nd minute on a header by Alex Morgan.

Canadian captain Christine Sinclair did all she could by registering a hat trick, only to fall in the final seconds.

With the win, the U.S readies for a gold medal match with Japan with redemption on its mind. Don't forget, the Japanese did beat the Americans in the World Cup Final.

In basketball, the U.S. Men's team wiped away Argentina 126-97 despite a sluggish beginning. Only leading by a point at the break, the Americans came on strong with Kevin Durant scoring a game-high 28 points.

On a local note, Matt Emmons won the bronze medal in the Mens' 50m Rifle 3 positions. Emmons overcame thyroid cancer to stake his claim as one of the best shooters in the world.

For a complete breakdown on all of the events, please click here.

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