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Euros motivated by 'best team ever' talk

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CHASKA, Minn. (AP) Davis Love III said he was only trying to illustrate why his U.S. team should play with more swagger in the Ryder Cup. His comments wound up providing plenty of fodder for the Europeans, and perhaps a little extra motivation they didn't even need.

The catch phrase for this Ryder Cup: "Best golf team maybe ever assembled."

That's what Love said in a radio interview last week. Rory McIlroy seized on it last weekend, joking that the Americans at least had the best Ryder Cup Task Force ever assembled. He couldn't help but mention it again on Tuesday before the first practice session at Hazeltine.

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