Coming up today
• Melissa Seidemann (Hoffman Estates) and the U.S. women's water polo team take on Australia in the semifinal round. TV: 10:30 a.m. live, NBC.
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• The U.S. women's basketball team plays Canada in a quarterfinal game; watch for Tamika Catchings (Stevenson), Candace Parker (Naperville Central) and Chicago Sky players Swin Cash and Sylvia Fowles. TV: 8-9:45 a.m. live, NBC.
Results from Monday
• Amy LePeilbet, Crystal Lake, and the U.S. women's soccer team played their way into the finals by beating Canada 4-3. The U.S. plays Japan for the gold on Thursday.
• Sean Rooney, Wheaton, scored 12 points as the U.S. men's volleyball team beat Tunisia in its final preliminary round match. Next up: Quarterfinal match on Wednesday.
• The Nigeria basketball team (Richard Oruche, Bensenville) lost its final preliminary round game to France, 79-73.