US women win gymnastics gold

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The US women's gymnastics team has won gold for a second consecutive Olympics.

The U.S. women's gymnastics team gave retiring national team coordinator Martha Karolyi a fitting send-off in the Olympic finals, putting on a two-hour display of precision and class. Their score of 184.897 was more than eight points clear of silver medalist Russia, a blowout that Michael Jordan's "Dream Team" should envy.