2:35 pm | August 22, 2004 | It wasn't the storybook ending that the U.S. rowers had hoped for in the 2004 Olympics as the women's quadruple sculls finished sixth in Sunday's finals.
1:21 pm | August 22, 2004 | Sunday was a huge day for U.S. rowing at the Olympics as first the women rowed to silver in the women's eight and twenty minutes later, the men's eight claimed their first gold in 40 years.
1:02 pm | August 22, 2004 | The U.S. men's eight rowed to Olympic gold Sunday for the first time in 40 years, the best showing by Americans in the event since the boycotted 1984 Games in Los Angeles, where the men won silver.
1:56 pm | August 21, 2004 | The boat of Steve Tucker of Mooresville, Ind., and Greg Ruckman of Cincinnati, Ohio, beat five other pairs to win the B final in lightweight men's double sculls Saturday and gave the U.S. a seventh-place overall finish.
12:42 pm | August 21, 2004 | Aquil Abdullah, the first African American on the U.S. Olympic rowing team, says ``if people see rowing as a sport they can try, something they can do, then my job is done.''
12:26 pm | August 20, 2004 | There is no mystery about Sunday's mission for Dan Beery and his boatmates - to win a gold medal, something the U.S. has not achieved at the Olympic Games in men's eight rowing since 1964.
10:42 am | August 19, 2004 | The top three finishers -- Italy, Australia and Canada -- go into the final.
10:29 am | August 19, 2004 | Defending Olympic champ Poland, Greece and Denmark out-rowed the United States.
10:14 am | August 19, 2004 | The Czech Republic, Russia, Belarus and Estonia out-rowed the United States, which finished only ahead of Switzerland.
10:42 am | August 18, 2004 | Two-time Olympian Kelly Salchow and her boatmates in women's quad sculls advanced to Sunday's final by a mere two-hundreths of a second Wednesday.
3:41 pm | August 17, 2004 | Steve Tucker, of Mooresville, Ind., and teammate Greg Ruckman of Cincinnati advanced to the semifinal in lightweight men's double sculls Tuesday, part of a perfect five-for-five day for U.S. crews in the day's second-chance races under much calmer conditions than earlier in the week.
3:05 pm | August 17, 2004 | The U.S. quadruple sculls team of Kent Smack, Brett Wilkinson, J. Sloan DuRoss and Ben Holbrook made the semifinal of the men's quadruple sculls with a comfortable first-place finish Tuesday.
12:42 pm | August 15, 2004 | Kelly Salchow of Cincinnati helped her crew finish second behind Germany in Sunday's heat of the women's quadruple sculls.
12:34 pm | August 15, 2004 | Kent Smack, whose hometown is Clinton, N.J., and Brett Wilkinson of Lawrenceville, N.J., finished fourth in their heat of the men's quadruple sculls Sunday at the Olympic Regatta.
12:25 pm | August 15, 2004 | Dan Beery will be on a crew going for gold next Sunday after winning a heat and claiming a world best time of 5:19.85 in the men's eight at the Olympic Regatta.
12:17 pm | August 15, 2004 | Steve Tucker of Mooresville, Ind., finished second in his heat in the lightweight double sculls Sunday at the Olympic Regatta.
12:07 pm | August 15, 2004 | The USA will row for gold in the men's eight and women's eight next Sunday after winning their heats Sunday in world-best times at the wind-whipped Olympic Rowing Regatta.
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COMMENTARY AND PERSPECTIVE
CHRISTINE BRENNAN | USA TODAY
BOB KRAVITZ | The Indianapolis Star
DAN BICKLEY | The Arizona Republic
IAN O'CONNOR | The (Westchester, N.Y.) Journal News
MIKE LOPRESTI | Gannett News Service
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