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away. >> france is going to challenge. >> a challenge coming. >> christenson likes this serve. inside out. it's a tough one for a lot of receivers to handle. you serve from about seven feet inside the right hash mark and you work back to the small side of the court. >> ball was called in. grebennikov, matt anderson, all waiting. tillie has helped his team with two challenges. that's good for two points. >> put that on the stat sheet. >> what would the score be under the old system? the united states -- it would be 11-6. >> far different match at 11-6.
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>> holt again. combination. not there. ngapeth gets the ball up again. back to aaron russell out of the back row. >> he's not happy with the way he's played. he's attacked the ball pretty well with 14 kills but his overall game is not as good as it has been and he set the bar awfully high. huge wet spot from earvin ngapeth so court attendants coming out making sure it's dry. here's the service story for the united states. three aces, ten errors. for france, 13 errors, 4 aces. back row combination and that ball quickly tucked inside holt.
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ngapeth and rouzier tied for the team lead for france with 17 kills. shoji not a good pass. that was a relatively easy shot and then a stuff block . >> that allowed him to get there. that's a big right hand in the seam. >> remember the scenario, the united states got out to 0-2 start. they're now 1-2 after the win over brazil. france is 2-1. that's a gift as that ball drifts out of bounds. it's a must-win situation. united states has to win this match. >> nothing changed. after the brazil match, nothing had changed because of the 0-2 start. it was great. it was exciting if you're a u.s. fan or u.s. coaching staff member or player. it didn't change anything about the predicament you put yourself in. >> missed serve by holt. tied at 11. >> u.s. needs a couple blocks.
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needs to side out consistently. >> like i mentioned to you, kevin, ten stuffed block in the first two sets and none since. better offense by france? >> better offense and better passing with fewer opportunities. we've seen the united states also be out of position a few times and just miss playing missed opportunities to block a ball. >> taylor sander jumps well over 40 inches and needed all that hang time to get a hand on that ball. 12-11. united states leading two sets to one. and off the block and out of bounds. >> united states has two of its best servers in this match. max holt missed.
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matt anderson skipped it off the tape. france breathes a sigh of relief. >> with this jump float, united states out to take it overhand. >> russell, what a dig by tillie. and saved. get back on the court, rouzier. and again with the dig. >> shades of 2000. put those two highlights side by side. what an effort. filling the stat sheet on one play. >> overhand pass into david lee. dug by tillie again. and a net violation. it was so loud.
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net violation called against ngapeth and france but they're going to challenge the call. given france's track record, just give it to them right now. they've been really good on challenges so far in this set. >> they is a good way to describe it. excellent way to talk about it. >> there's a net. it was ngapeth's hand. >> they have to communicate whether they did or didn't. in this case earvin ngapeth may have numb hand because it was in the net. aaron russell back to serve. if you're just joining us, the united states a stunning comeback in the opening set. they won it 25-22. also on the second set by the same score. france came back. drilled the americans 25-14 in the third. americans out to a 6-1 lead but now we're tied at 13. >> brazil's favorite player at
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the line. >> le roux. ngapeth. and he's stuffed. finally a stuffed block for the united states. >> talked to kevin le roux earlier. >> easy serving right now for the united states. good play by lee. >> rouzier through a seam in the block and down. we're tied again.
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>> a lot of jump floats from france right now. tight set. taylor sander off the top. what a swing by matt anderson. wow. talk about taking out the trash. >> i'm watching this and watching the transition block of france and with kevin le roux out there i would go set to middle. i would exploit that matchup in transition. le roux is taking off way early. >> easy serve again gobbled up. over the top and ripped. the united states serving has really dropped. >> hugely important for americans to get out of this
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match with a win in four. save that point in case you end up in a tie situation. you want to have maximum points on your side. three points for a win in three or four. two for a win in five. >> ngapeth with a serve into the net. we don't like the system. it's fine for a long club professional season over 30 or 40 matches but not in a tournament. it is what it is. it's the same for all the teams. 16-15. the united states got to get back on track serving. france has been superb receiving since the first set. back to rouzier. down the line again. >> with the delivery. huge pressure on the block. that's about as far as you can back a ball in this game today. all of the way from the opposite sideline. the american block not able to get there. that is a special kind of set. >> here's kevin le roux
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inconsistent from the service line. you never know what to expect. that's the same as a receiver. he served the ball out of bounds. >> i don't think kevin le roux is your thinking man volleyball player. instin instin instinctual guy. perfect pass again. every pass is right on target for france. >> with france's passing capability, you have to remain aggressive. americans have got in errors so they are getting a bit timid. i thought the one hit by micah christenson was a good one and france handled it well enough. >> tied at 17. to holt. there's max holt unloading out of the middle. you called it, kevin. that wle goff.
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>> missed that serve well out of bounds. wow. >> earful from john speraw on that. >> that ball drifts out of bounds. france going with a lot of jump floats except from ngapeth and rouzier and now matt anderson will go back to the line. if someone could put together a serving streak, they'll win this set. if the united states does, they'll win the match. if france does, we'll be playing five. >> look at that pass. good touch out of the middle. big swing for anderson.
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inside and france's block is down and now americans with a two-point advantage. >> this time it's le goff pushing off. watch his body position. way off the net fading to the left side. that's a terrible way to block. anderson takes advantage. >> time-out called by france. the united states leading 20-18 in the fourth. hello. hi. welcome. this is the chevy malibu. it was awarded "most dependable midsize car" by j.d. power. it looks great. wow! what is happening? oh my gosh, it's going up! but the malibu's not the only vehicle that was awarded. this is mind blowing. the chevy camaro, equinox, and silverado hd were awarded most dependable as well. this is extremely impressive. there's so many! doing it once, yea, great job, four times, obviously, they're doing something right. absolutely
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>> anderson served 18 times. only one ace. that doesn't tell the story. he's put a lot of pressure on france. can he withstand the pressure now coming out of the time-out? excellent serve. to ngapeth. what a dig by shoji. taylor sander cannot impersonation and get that ball. >> big-time swing by a big-time player. ngapeth goes over the top perfect timing. >> le goff. another jump float serve. to the middle. no. combination play. not good timing. micah christenson, what a play! i told you he was a former basketball player. that was a two-handed slam dunk. >> he hits right or left handed. this one hanging on the top of the tape. you couldn't get bigger.
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>> that was a huge play. that was an absolutely marvelous instinctive play. >> time and time again micah christenson has proved himself smart beyond his years, ice water in his veins. love the way he competes. >> pretty good serve. on the overpass christenson again and a net violation. what a good job by murphy troy coming in to serve. united states leading it 22-19. they lead two sets to one. last group match will be two days from now against mexico for the united states whereas france has to take on brazil. and that ball served out of bounds. one excellent serve, one long
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for number 9. murphy troy out of st. louis and usc. aaron russell will come back on. another jump float serve. should united states receivers move up farther? >> they struggled in this rotation. >> perfect pass by shoji. anderson down the line. >> matt anderson played in big matches in his career. second time in the olympics. multiple time winner of champions league. russian super league. he's not feeling the pressure. he's simply in the groove. >> matt anderson had 24 kills against brazil. having another big match here late in the afternoon. ngapeth off the block and out of bounds. anderson's number, 13 of 31. hitting just under .300. taylor sander has ten kills. this is a very dangerous server
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in earvin ngapeth. coming to anderson. outside to taylor sander for the kill. what a swing by sander down the line. and now three match points for the united states. the united states has gotten off the deck after being swept by canada to open the tournament. match point number one. and micah christenson misses it into the top of the tape. and it is kevin le roux going back to serve. >> we saw them struggle against brazil. >> time-out called by the united states. head coach john speraw.
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>> if the u.s. takes this victory, it will be because every player on the court contributed. the kill from taylor sander there. erik shoji fighting off a bomb of a serve. the clutch swings of matt anderson. the blocking of the middles. another true team effort. >> it was a team effort in that huddle. 20 people chiming in. here's le roux. russell with the pass. here comes anderson. france a chance to get within one. out of bounds. the united states has won! they are now 2-2 in group play and they have put themselves right back in the mix. let's go back to the studio and
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al michaels. >> and on that note, that's the end of our daytime coverage. olympic prime time with bob costas coming up. michael phelps making his final olympic swim live in the medley relay. you don't want to miss it. our whole crew down here at the beach, see you tomorrow from rio. news.
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a woman fighting for her life -- after a freak car accident in right nuat 6:00, nbc bay area news, a woman fighting for
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her life after a freak car accident in the north bay. why police are investigating this as a crime. >> also, there hot weather hitting some parts of the bay area. a major warmup is on tap for next week. we have that microclimate forecast. >> we head to rowo where it could be the end of an era tonight. michael phelps, the most decorated olympian ever gearing up for what could be his final olympic race. >> the news at sick:00 starts right now. good evening. i'm terry mcsweeney. >> i'm peggy bunker. thank you for joining ozthe united states building a mount of gold and silver. >> another big night in store for team usa. all eyes will be on simone manuel and olympic legend michael phelps. >> we do have team coverage of the olympics. we begin with brian who is live in olympic park. it's been an incredible day for team usa.
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>> hey, there. well, a lot of pressure. the swimmers pass the baton to track and field. it was a divine day on the water for team usa. the women's eight grabbing the gold. >> three golds in a row for team usa. >> silver in women's silver skull. usain bolt is tracking history, and the rest of the field is chasing him. american allyson felix is going after his fier fifth olympic go. simone manuel is looking for another medal, and michael phelps looking to rebound after falling behind a competitor who once idolized him. >> daring kids to dream, that's the reason i am sitting here. i was a little kid with a dream. >> the reality, phelps wants togo out on top. lucky enough today to meet a
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santa rosa native and gold medalist maya deroddo, who tel s s she's getting a lot of pressure to continue her olympic streak, but she assures me it's one and done. >> wow, brian, speaking of the pool, let's talk a minute about another big win for team usa in the pool, in water polo. the women's team defeated hungry, the star on that team a bay area native. tell us about that. >> that was the final semifinal game, the finalater polo. the united states led largely by danville native and team captain maggie stephans who had a hat trick. the americans won 11-6. she won the way with a game high four goals. ashley johnson finished with nine saves. johnson, a florida native is the first ever african-american athlete on a u.s. water polo team, and team usa has one obstacle standing before it
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before it goes into the first round of the quarter finals on monday. it's sure to be a tough match. the united states playing host country brazil. a lot of eyes on that. >> thanks very much. live in rio. >> a former cal football star made his rio debut today. ja jauved best representing in the olympics. here he s, facing tough competition, usain bolt was in his heat. in the yellow jersey, second from the bottom, and he finished one third of one second behind bolt. bolt wins it. and best failed to advance out of the qualifying heat. coming in second best. >> just amazing. it's been more than a week since therio, and team usa is leading the way at the podium. let's look at the current medal count. the united states once again in the lead.
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54 medals overall. of those medals, we have 21 gold, 15 silver, and 18 bronze. we look at who is coming in behind the united states. that would be china. coming in second with 41 medals, 13 of those are gold. then great britain is coming in third right now. they have won 26 medals, 9 of them are gold medals. now to the sticky busy of winning and also cash. singapore's joseph schooling who beat michael phelps la night in the 100 butterfly won more than $750,000 from his country for that gold. well, this fall, he'll be competing for the university of texas as a junior. what about the ncaa rules regarding student athletes getting paid? rick boone joining us now with more on this. rick, he won just a pile of cash. how is he going to be able to compete for his college? there are rules about this. >> the are rules about that, but the ncaa is saying don't worry about it. they have it all covered for the athletes out there who are currently in college. yeah, as you said, the payouts
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for the medals, huge, from $10,000 all the way up to what you just said, $750,000 per medal. there's nothing like winning a medal at the olympics. >> great. we got two medals for team usa. >> along with these ceremonies, athletes' bank accounts are getting a financial boost. some countries like singapore raising the bar to $753,000 if an athlete brings home the gold. so far, only joseph schooling has grabbed that cash. currently a student at the university of texas. >> i can't believe this is coming true. it's a dream come true. >> this year, the medal perks have never been sweeter with the ncaa ruling allowing winners to keep the prize money and retain their collegiate eligibility. a thumbs up by even former athletes who say it's about time. >> a lot of work, four years you put in a lot of work for about three hours work. >> george played soccer during
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the 1972 munich games. he never had a chance to earn a medal, but even his country offered cash for medals over 40 years ago. >> olympics when you're out, you're out. you know, they're always looking for new people coming up. >> he feels now that student olympians can win cash, it will turn into an even greater award. keeping them in school longer and making the pro offers less tempting. those athletes have been able to do endorsement deals. you add those to the medal amounts out there, not a bad combo at all. not bad at all. rick boone, nbc bay area. i love that money. >> i'm with you, rick. >> the biggest eye sore in rio should be gone by tomorrow morning. we're talking about the green water in the olympic diving pool. crews drained the pool hours ago and plan to replace it with water from the warmup pool. it was caused by a chemical imbalance. our olympic coverage just getting started.
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lester holt anchoring nightly news tonight from rio de janeiro. that begins right after this newscast. >> and right now, turbing to our forecast. it's been a hot day all around the bay area. temperatures are on the rise. we want to give you a live look right now at san jose. really beautiful day outside. but there is a lot of haze. you can see sitting on the hilltops there. today is a spare the air day. so with that, let's send it over to anthony in our weather center. funny, if you talk to people in san francisco, even they seemed warm. >> you can see behind me, we have fog rolling in. that's indicative of a cooler day and better air quality headed our way for tomorrow. so do keep that in mind. once you get the day started for tomorrow, we will have gray skies as the fog continues to roll in. 64 right now in san francisco. meanwhile, still sunny and hot across parts of our inland valley. fairfield today up to 99 degrees. livermore at 88. concord, 96. morgan hill at 93. we still have the heat building across our inland valleys.
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the cooling, though, is starting to be seen across the coastal communities. half moon bay at 67 right now. san francisco in the 60s, and 69 in oakland. so that's the cool weather that's headed our way. and for tomorrow, we actually have a trough that's going to wing through, and that's going to mean a break from the heat. then temperatures go right back up as we head to this upcoming week. we'll talk about those in about ten minutes. >> thanks very much. new at 6:00, a woman in petaluma is fighting for her life after a freak accident. the crash happened this morning around 10:30. that's how it ended up. the woman was in the passenger seat of a honda civic when the car crashes for an unknown reason, flew into the air. the landed on a metal fence which impaled the female passenger who had a portion of the fence in her body when she was flown to the hospital. the crash happened on skillman lane in petaluma, not far from 101. the driver of the civic ran from the scene. police are trying to determine
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whether drugs or alcohol might have been involved. four delays for b.a.r.t. riders. service is shut down again this weekend. it's the second planned shutdown of a highly used stretch of track over the next few months. b.a.r.t. is offering a free shuttle bus over those hours. just add 20 to 60-minute delays for your travel time. well, when you get hurt on the job, the worker's compensation system promises to take care of you, but injured workers across california are falling through the cracks. and nowhere is that more apparent than in the city of san jose. take a look at a video of a building collapsing on top of a fire captain. the weight of the wall crushed his legs, his back, and his pelvis in 1999. the city awarded him lifetime medical benefits to treat the long-lasting effects of his injuries. two years ago, he needed a series of procedures, but the company that handled the workers
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comp claims for the city decided the treatments were not necessary, so they were denied. >> the business model is deny first. and deny again. >> is that right? >> no, and then delay, delay. hope that you go away. >> tonight, after the olympics, our investigative units sit down with the company that denied treatment for the fire captain and dozens of other firefighters. you'll hear why the company says it's simply following the state's play book. >> still ahead, coming together to help the clinton campaign. a plan of action that volunteers in the east bay to help hillary get to the white house. >> and donald trump supporters also gathering in the bay area today. what they're saying about diversity in their party. >> plus, take a look at this. thousands of rosies out for redemption. the record setting attempt in richmond today. >> some men, too. >> yes.
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