Lloy Ball, Ryan Millar, Tom Hoff and the rest of the American men's volleyball team face Brazil in the gold medal match, scheduled to be shown on tape during NBC's prime-time broadcast from 7-11 p.m. EDT.
"I've been waiting 14 years for this game," Ball said.
They are also playing for their coach, Hugh McCutcheon, whose father-in-law, who was stabbed to death on the first day of the Games by a Chinese assailant who then committed suicide. McCutcheon's mother-in-law was also seriously injured, but is recovering.
— Mike Persinger