View Full Version : Boxing: U.S. Marine determined to keep team spirits up

07-31-2012, 07:00 PM
http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/TAzMx_sPCEag8BeH5_d0Kg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9ODU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2012-07-31T214756Z_1_CBRE86U1OK100_RTROPTP_2_OLY-BOXI-BXM64K-ROUNDS-DAY4.JPG (http://news.yahoo.com/boxing-u-marine-determined-keep-team-spirits-214756403--box.html)LONDON (Reuters) - His London Olympics may have only lasted nine minutes but Jamel Herring will not be getting down about it. A veteran Marine of two tours of duty in Iraq, the U.S. team boxing captain knows he has his men to think about. The 26-year-old sergeant, who served as a field electrician during the Iraq war, is just part of the military backbone of an American team led by officer Basheer Abdullah, head coach of the army's boxing program for 15 years. ...

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