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RIO DE JANEIRO -- U. Ray-Ban Sunglasses Cheap Outlet .S. womens water polo coach Adam Krikorian shook his head in disgust after an ugly turnover in the third. He put in five new swimmers after China scored in the fourth, and then clapped his hands at his bench as if trying for a late wake-up call.And it hardly mattered. The United States was in complete control right from the start, never in danger of losing to overmatched China. It turns out winning isnt the only thing for the defending world and Olympic champions.Were more concerned with how we play and trying to be as consistent as possible, Krikorian said after the United States 12-4 victory on Thursday. I dont think I saw that in the second half and when you play every other day, theres no reason to rest. Were getting plenty of rest on our off days and we just got to keep it into a high gear there.The United States improved to 36-2 in 2016 with its 18th straight victory, rolling to titles on three continents before beating Spain 11-4 in its Olympic opener on Tuesday. It has scored in double figures 17 times during its win streak, totaling 231 goals overall and outscoring opponents by an average of seven goals.But captain Maggie Steffens dismissed any notion of complacency as the U.S. tries to become the first country to win consecutive Olympic titles in womens water polo.Each game is a gold-medal game, Steffens said. Each game is an opportunity for us to represent the USA, and thats the motivation.Steffens scored three of her four goals as the United States jumped to a 7-1 lead at the break. But it grew more careless with the ball as the game went along, including the third-quarter turnover during a rare 6-on-4 power play that prompted Krikorians exasperated reaction.We had too many turnovers that game, U.S. attacker Kaleigh Gilchrist said. China capitalized on a few, but they could have capitalized on a lot more, and knowing as we go ahead opponents are going to try to look to do that, so we have to tighten a few things up.The United States only two losses so far this year are to Australia, 5-4 on May 26 in California and 5-4 on May 31 in China. But the Aussie Stingers lost 8-7 to Italy on Thursday, a potentially costly result that could force them into a semifinal matchup with the United States.Australias Rowie Webster tied it at 7 with 2:37 to go, but Roberta Bianconi had a power-play goal for Italy with 34 seconds remaining.I think the game was won and lost in the extra-man goals that they scored and we potentially missed, Webster said.Australia faces winless Brazil on Saturday on the final day of the preliminary round. Italy, which leads Group A with four points, takes on Russia, Spain plays against China, and the United States faces Hungary. The quarterfinals begin Monday.Italys Giulia Gorlero, splashing the water at times in celebration or frustration, had 10 saves in the victory over the Aussies.Our match is very important for us, Golero said through a translator. But thats not enough. ... Our tournament starts in the quarterfinals.Also Thursday, Ekaterina Prokofyeva and Evgeniya Ivanova scored three goals apiece to lead Russia to a 14-7 win against Brazil, and Judith Forca Ariza scored in the fourth to help Spain hold on for an 11-10 victory over Hungary.---Jay Cohen can be reached at http://www.twitter.com/jcohenap Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Outlet . He said Tuesday thats a big reason why he is now the new coach of the Tennessee Titans. Whisenhunt said he hit it off quickly with Ruston Webster when interviewing for the job Friday night. Discount Ray Ban Aviators . The International Olympic Committee released the official list of bid cities on Friday after the deadline for applications had passed. The candidates -- all previously announced in their own countries -- are: Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing; Krakow, Poland; Lviv, Ukraine; Oslo, Norway; and Stockholm. http:///...ster-sunglasses.html . Ancelotti says Ronaldo has recovered from a hamstring injury but "but he doesnt feel comfortable yet so we wont risk him." Madrid is third in the Spanish league, six points behind leader Barcelona, going into Saturdays game against Valladolid. WASHINGTON -- An attempted comeback forced Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton into a game that shouldnt have required him. Not long after, his perfect run ended.Brittons remarkable streak of 43 consecutive games without allowing an earned run ended before he shut down a ninth-inning rally to help the Orioles hold off the Washington Nationals for a 10-8 victory on Wednesday night.Daniel Murphys grand slam off Parker Bridwell cut the Orioles lead from seven runs to three, and Britton allowed a single to Bryce Harper and an RBI double to Anthony Rendon.It was the first earned run Britton has given up since April 30. His string of 43 games without one is the longest since the earned run became official -- dating back more than 100 years -- according to ESPN Stats and Information research.But Britton got Ryan Zimmerman to ground into a game-ending double play as Baltimore won its third in a row against Washington.Theyre a great team over there, and theyre not just going to give up, said Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, who went 4-for-6 with four RBIs. We can never take it for granted. Theyre a great team over there, so you have to play til the last outs made.Baltimore built a lead on the strength of Machados two-run homer, his 29th of the season, in the first and Matt Wieters three-run drive in the eighth.Baltimore starter Wade Miley (8-10) did the job, allowing two runs on seven hits and striking out five in five-plus innings with what Orioles manager Buck Showalter felt was a crisper fastball than usual.Miley picked up his first win since a trade from the Seattle Mariners.It feels good, no doubt, the left-hander said. Obviously, it wasnt as sharp as I wanted to be, but its something to build on, and Ive got five days to do it again.After losing six of their previous eight games, the Orioles are feeling good given their success against the Nationals. Coupled with losses by the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox, the Orioles are one game back of those teams for first place in the American Leaguee East. Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Buy Online. We have it there at arms length, said Machado, who also had a pair of RBI singles. Were in a good spot. I know we like the guys that we have on our team right now, and were just going to have to keep fighting as one.The Nationals have lost six of nine but still lead the Miami Marlins by seven games in the National League East. They got a rough start out of Tanner Roark (13-7), who allowed five runs, including four earned, in five innings and hit three of the first 14 batters he faced.Couldnt locate. Its as simple as that, Roark said. Not my best outing, but what I love is that we came back and came pretty darn close to tying it up and possibly winning it.TRAINERS ROOMOrioles: OF Joey Rickard is set to see the doctor on Sept. 2 to determine how his right thumb ligament injury is progressing. Showalter hopes Rickard will be back before the end of the season. ... LHP Brian Duensing (left elbow inflammation) threw seven pitches in an inning in the Gulf Coast League, Showalter said.Nationals: INF Stephen Drew saw an inner ear specialist to get treatment, according to team broadcaster MASN. He has been out since late July with vertigo.HARPER HOLDS MEDALSHarper became Katie Ledeckys medal holder while the swimmer threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Ledecky, who won four gold medals and one silver at the Rio Olympics, handed them to Harper before throwing to reliever Shawn Kelley.TURN, TURN, TURNWith his single in the seventh, Trea Turner tied the Montreal Expos/Nationals franchise record with hits in eight consecutive plate appearances. Andre Dawson and Dmitri Young remained in the record books when Turner struck out in the ninth to finish his day 4-for-5.UP NEXTWith Chris Tillman on the disabled list, the Orioles turn to RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (5-10, 6.94 ERA) on Thursday to make his first start since July 28. 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