Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/17/14
Lindsey Berg only has 17 more days before she walks away from volleyball for good. But before that, she'd like an Olympic gold medal. Berg is captain of the U.S. women's national team, which has never won gold. The team is among the favorites when the volleyball competition at the London Games opens Saturday. During training in London this week, the three-time Olympian was emphatic about her impending retirement. ''I'm OK with being done,'' she said. ''But I've still got work to do.'' Berg has been a mainstay on the national team since 2003. She has also played professionally in Italy for seven years and volleyball has provided a comfortable lifestyle. But the sport has taken its toll. Berg says her knees hurt ''all the time.'' And while Italy was a life-changing experience, playing professionally and being on the U.S. team was a nearly year-round job. ''I've had an incredible run. It was amazing and it changed my life. I grew up,'' she said. ''But it's not as easy as it look...
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