U.S. women win Rugby World Cups Sevens opener
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The speed of the U.S. women’s team was on full display Friday afternoon as Naya Tapper and Kristen Thomas ripped off lengthy scoring tries to set the tone for a 38-7 victory over China in the round of 16 at the Rugby World Cup Sevens.

Playing in front of its home crowd on a pristine day at AT&T Park, the fifth-seeded U.S. squad scored in the opening minute and then closed the match with 31 unanswered points. Cheta Emba came off the bench to score two tries, and captain...

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