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Walsh Jennings, Ross rally for beach volleyball bronze vs. Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO — Kerri Walsh Jennings won’t leave the Rio Olympics with a fourth straight gold medal, but she’ll go out a winner.

The 38-year-old U.S. Olympic legend and partner April Ross overcome a rough start to salvage their tournament with the bronze medal, after a 2-1 (17-21, 21-17, 15-9) win over Brazil’s Larissa and Talita on Wednesday night in Copacabana Beach………..Read More

Two old friends, a risky partnership and Olympic beach volleyball

RIO DE JANEIRO – It started with an email between old friends.

Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena have known each other since they were 19, growing up in different Floridian cities but eventually bonding on the state’s amateur beach volleyball circuit. They were partners in pro beach volleyball for over five years, until Dalhausser was given an offer he couldn’t refuse: Partnering up with Todd Rogers, arguably the best defensive player in American beach volleyball at the time…………Read More