2012 Summer Olympics: Women's Soccer And Men's Basketball March On

On Monday at the 2012 London Olympics, the United States was involved in an authentic classic that will live in sporting lore.

It happened in the form of a soccer game, where the American Women's team found a way to come back from three one-goal deficits to dispatch Canada 4-3 in extra time. Rochester, NY native Abby Wambach tied the game at 3 with a penalty kick before the winner was sent home in the 122nd minute off the head of Alex Morgan, who hadn't scored since the opening game of the tournament.

Canadian captain Christine Sinclair showcased her tremendous ability with a hat trick, only to be washed away in a losing effort.

With the win, the Red, White and Blue now faces Japan for the gold medal with redemption on its mind. After all, the Japanese did knock them off in last summer's World Cup Final.

In basketball, the U.S. Men's squad took care of business against Argentina despite a slow start. Only leading by one at halftime, Kobe Bryant and co. come on strong to win 126-97. Kevin Durant led all scorers with 28 points.

For a complete breakdown on all of the events that have unfolded, please click here.

For more on the 2012 London Olympics, please be sure to check out our Olympic Hub and SB Nation New York for all the latest news and updates.

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