NPR's Tom Goldman reports on a day of startling upsets by US athletes at the Olympics in Sydney. First, Rulon Gardner, a Greco-Roman wrestler of modest prior accomplishment, defeated the Superman of his sport, Alexander Kareline of Russia. Three-time gold medal winner Kareline had not lost a match since 1987. Later in the evening, the American baseball team shut out Cuba in the gold medal game. The favored Cubans had won the last two Olympic titles.
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