Posted at 9:45 AM on August 6, 2008
by Jeff Horwich
And already the U.S. is on the ropes, losing 2 - 0 to Norway in women's soccer:
Apparently the 18-day Olympics is too short a time to hold a 12-team (for women; 16-team for men) soccer tournament. So they start early.
U.S. men begin against Japan on Thursday.